Vivian E. Wheat

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 19 November 2022 at 2:21 pm

LOCKPORT – Vivian E. Wheat, 79, formerly of Akron passed away November 17, 2022.  She was born June 30, 1943 in Armstrong County PA, a daughter of the late Kenneth and Vera (Knappenberger) Wheat and had lived in this area since 1955.

Vivian was an avid crafter and belonged to the Dale Association in Lockport where she made baskets, did quilting and ceramics. She retired from Harrison Radiator where she worked for many years. Vivian was an animal lover who loved her pets.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sister Jean Hill; brother Percy Wheat; and brother-in-law, Lenny Weiss.

She is survived by her sister Ellie Weiss; brother Paul (Barbara) Wheat and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends at the Sherrie Bream Funeral Home, 4521 Main St., Gasport NY 14067 on Monday, Nov. 21, from 4 to 7 p.m. where her funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Hartland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport NY 14094 or to any local animal shelter of your choice.

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