Obituary of Barbara J. Tinney
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LeRoy ~ Barbara J. Tinney, age 82, of Summit Street, passed away unexpectedly Friday morning (Sept. 2, 2022) at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia.
She was born May 19, 1940 in Elba, NY, a daughter of the late Milton and Sabina Pelz Rohr.
Barb will be remembered as an amazing wife, mother, grandmother, sister and dear friend, who had a passion for gardening and dog obedience competitions. She was a member of the Stafford Garden Club and former president of AFS in LeRoy. Her love of showing Golden Retrievers all began with her first canine love, “Timbo”. She competed in dog obedience trials for over 18 years throughout WNY, Canada, PA and OH.
She will be sadly missed by her husband of 57 years, Robert J. Tinney; her children, Jean (Dave) Hurst, Joseph Tinney, Patricia (Gordon) Klein and Holly (Brandon) Woodard; grandchildren, Zachery McVicker, Erica Klein, Kassondra (Chris) Klein, Lily Woodard and Ben Woodard; future great-grandchild, Willow Dulaney; sister-in-law, Mary Rohr; step-sister, Maryellen Stanley and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Michael (Connie) Tinney.
She was predeceased by her brother, Donald Rohr.
Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Volunteers for Animals of Batavia, 3841 West Main St. Rd., Batavia, NY 14020