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Barbara J. Paterek (nee Wheeler)

June 6, 1942 - December 20, 2020

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Geauga County Public Library, the Chagrin Falls Public Library, or WVIZ.

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BARBARA J. PATEREK  (nee Wheeler), age 78. Went home to heaven to celebrate Christmas with the Lord and her late husband, Steve, on Sunday, December 20. Barbara graduated from Chagrin Falls High School. She spent her life raising her family and supporting her husband in his career at Centerville Mills in Bainbridge. She was an avid reader, enjoyed watching theater, and supported public television. She is preceded in death by her parents John and Nancy Wheeler, and by her husband Stephen Joseph Paterek. She is survived by her brother Bill (Kathy) Wheeler, son Steve (Angela) Paterek, daughter Jackie (Jerry) Paine, grandson Michael (Samantha) Lilly, and great-grandson Jasper. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Geauga County Public Library, the Chagrin Falls Public Library, or WVIZ. (St. John Funeral Home of Bainbridge Twp., 440-708-1855).