Barbara Lee Ressman (Harrison) passed away at the age of 75 due to complications from a leg infection. She was raised on Grand Island and attended Sidway School, later graduating from Tonawanda Sr.High School.
She is survived by her husband, C.Roger Ressman, daughter, Heather (Brett) Sahrle and son, Jason (Lindsay) Ressman. She is also survived by five grandchildren: Matthew and Mackenzie Sahrle, Jett and Joey Neglia, and Jameson Ressman. In addition, she is survived by her brother, William Harrison of Hemet California and Betty Harrison of Wildomar California.
She was a Speech Therapist at the Chestnut Ridge Elementary School. In addition, she enjoyed her time with her grandchildren, scrapbooking, knitting and reading. She also enjoyed a two-week vacation at Black Lake, NY for 20 straight years. Barbara was also very much at home with the Spencerport Rotary Club and attended Rotary functions with the many Past District Governors and their spouses. When it came to relaxing, she enjoyed her “Knit and Stitch Club”, plus an annual trip with the “girls only club”.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Spencerport Rotary Club, P.O. Box 274, Spencerport, N.Y. 14559. The funds collected will be sent to the Rotary Foundation.
A celebration of life is planned for both Roger and Barbara on Sunday June 13th from 11am to 4pm at the Fireman’s Exempts in Spencerport at 75 South Union Street.