In Memory of




Obituary for Barbara Hunkins (Bower)

Barbara Louise (Bower) Hunkins, 84, of Mesa, AZ, passed away on Tuesday Sept. 12, 2017 peacefully at her home. An Arizona resident for 31 years, she had previously resided in

Phoenix, NY. Barbara was born in the town of Cato, NY to her late parents, Cassie Mary (Dennison) and Walter C. Bower

on June 13, 1933.  Barbara was a property manage for Lincoln Gardens in Scots

dale, AZ. She enjoyed gardening and flowers, especially roses, tulips, and daffodils.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her brother Walter F. Bower in 1997; her sister Lois M. Kimball in 2013.    Surviving are her four children Cherie Lee (Fred) Imhoff,

Terry R. Hunkins, Robin Louise Grant, and Robert A. (Suzy)

Hunkins; several grand and great-grandchildren; two sisters

Marcia E. Bracy and Mary Ann (Gus) Pitcher; many nieces,

nephews, cousins; and the father of her children Russell J.


A calling hour will be on Saturday Sept. 23, from 1 to 2 p.m.

in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main

St., Phoenix, NY. We will then proceed to the Roosevelt

Cemetery, 4434 State Rt. 49, Pennellville for a graveside

service, where the Rev. Jeff Hodge will be officiating the


Contributions in Barbara’s memory to: Paralyzed Veterans

of America, 7 Millbrook Rd., Wilton, NH 03086.