Barbara A. Ettinger, 81, of Batavia, joined her family with Jesus on Friday, April 29, 2022.
She was born Aug. 15, 1940, in Jamaica, N.Y., a daughter of the late Frederick and Hazel Hansen Miller.
Barbara retired from the Genesee County Cooperative Extension, where she was secretary, and was a longtime member of Northgate Free Methodist Church. Known as “Grandma Barb”, she will be remembered fondly for the many generations she loved caring for while running the church nursery program. Some of Barb’s favorites included cardinals, old hymns, the Hallmark channel and couponing. She loved sending cards for every occasion.
Survivors include her daughters, Talee Kehlenbeck of Batavia, Anissa (Brad) Miller of Perry, and Katina (Chad) Miller of Le Roy; grandchildren, Ezekiel (Amanda DiStefano) Kehlenbeck, AJ Kehlenbeck, Tyler Kehlenbeck and MacKenzie (Lance) Scarafia, Caleb, Levi, Madelynn and Hannah Miller. Sydney, Greta, and Jude Miller; great-grandchildren, Emma Kehlenbeck, Riley and Wyatt Scarafia and Kenna Kehlenbeck; sisters, Ellen (Philip) Harris, Sue (Bob) Tice and Phyllis (Jim) Braden; also nieces and nephews.
She is predeceased by a brother, Timothy Miller.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorials may be made to Odosagih Bible Conference, 3204 Hazelmere Ave., Machias, NY 14101. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net
Arrangements were entrusted to the J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia, NY 14020. Ronald Konieczny II, Director.