Barbara J. Gunsalus, 80, of Phoenix, NY passed away at
her home on Monday June 3, 2019. Born to her late parents
Freida S. “Fritz” (Scherfling) and George W. Dunn on Feb-
ruary 13, 1939. She was a 1957 graduate of John C. Bird-
lebough High School in Phoenix. Barbara was a pharmacy
technician for Wayne’s Pharmacy, and retired from Tops
Markets Pharmacy, Fulton, NY
Barbara was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star,
Chapter 173, of the Callimachus Lodge 369, Phoenix.
Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband
of 42 years Ronald E. Gunsalus on Nov. 21, 2001; her brother
Edward G. Dunn on Oct. 11, 2004.
Surviving are her daughters Debra J. (Keith) Caltabiano of
Phoenix and Sandra (Greg) Melocik of South Lake, TX;
seven grandchildren Heidi, Brian, Nicholas, Michael,
Meagan, Christini, and Jessica; two great-grandchildren
Jabe and Peyton; her sisters Janet D. (Doug) Farling of
Webster, and Betty Madison of Baldwinsville; her sister-in
-law Kathy Dunn of Black River; her brother-in-law Richard
(Marilyn) Gunsalus of Phoenix; nieces, nephews, & cousins.
Calling hours are on Thursday June 6, from 5 to 8 p.m. in
the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St.,
Phoenix. The funeral service will be on Friday June 7, at
2 p.m. with the Rev. Lauri J. Craig officiating. Burial will
follow in Phoenix Rural Cemetery, 126 Chestnut St..
Contributions in Barb’s memory to: Friends of Oswego
County Hospice, Inc., P. O. Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126.