of Orchard Park, NY and Osprey, FL, was surrounded by her
loving family when she died Tuesday evening in Mercy Hospital after a long battle with
Alzheimer's. She was 82.
Born in Rochester, she graduated in 1953 from Nazareth Academy and became a secretary at
Eastman Kodak, and continued her secretarial career for the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the
Pentagon in Washington, D.C. After raising five children, she worked at Sibley's, and later
became Secretary/Treasurer at Woodlawn Cemetery in Orchard Park.
A long-time member of the Nativity of Our Lord Parish Council and Springville Country Club, she
enjoyed attending the theater, playing bingo, and on occasion, trying her luck at the slots. She
also loved to travel overseas and host family and work parties.
She is survived by her husband James J. Wohlrab, children: Kathleen Wohlrab, Virginia "Ginny"
Hogan (Bill), Michael Wohlrab (Maggie), Mary Ellen Wohlrab (Jerome Tarpy), Joanne Sabio
(Jim), 10 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, sister-in-law and four nephews. She is pre-
deceased by her parents Agnes and George, and siblings Don, Jim and Dick.
Visiting hours will be held 4pm to 8pm, Friday, January 4th at James W. Cannan Funeral Home,
3155 Orchard Park Road, Orchard Park. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 am,
Saturday, January 5th at Nativity of Our Lord Church, 4414 South Buffalo Street, Orchard, Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of WNY at:
alz.org/wny (2805 Wehrle Dr. Buffalo, NY 14221) or the Palliative Care Unit of Mercy Hospital,
at: www.chsbuffalo.org (565 Abbott Road, 5 th Floor, Buffalo, NY 14220).