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Wanda L. (Conaway) Milleville, 49, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at her home while under the care of Niagara Hospice, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Buffalo, NY, she is the daughter of Kenneth R. and Sonja A. (Duckett) Conaway.
Wanda attended local schools and graduated from North Tonawanda High School. She moved to Georgia where she attended cosmetology school, and returned to the Western New York area after four years. In October of 1988, she married Jeff E. Milleville.
Wanda later attended Buffalo State College and received her certificate degree as an EPIC Facilitator in 1993. Wanda was employed as a counselor and coordinator for EPIC (Every Person Influences Children) in Buffalo. Wanda had a passion for Golden Retrievers and was a local breeder. She was a member of the Golden Retriever Club of WNY where she also served as membership coordinator and treasurer. Wanda was a devoted wife and mother, and loved taking care of her family. She also enjoyed gardening, cooking, baking and hosting parties for family and friends.
In addition to her beloved husband of 27 years and loving parents, she is survived her daughter, Andrea Milleville; her sister, Rhonda (Tony) Berryhill, and their children, Matthew (Kelly) Graff and Joshua Bowling. She is also survived by her father and mother-in-law, Richard (Emily) Milleville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Richard (Nancy) Milleville and their children, Kristen and Richard, Jane (Clayton) Wilson and their children, Jonathan, Elizabeth and Jessica, Michael (Janet) Milleville and their children, Tyler, Megan, Mason and Sarah, Sharon (George) Walters and their children, Ben, Jake and Sam, Bruce (Debbie) Milleville and their children, Mikaela, Carly and Ryan, Brad (Sue) Milleville, Sue (Jeff) Boyer and their children, Arianna, Nicholas and Nathan, Michelle (Dave) Lyman and their children, Julia, Sydney and Alyssa, Christine (Brian) Foy and their children, Daniel and Matthew; as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation will be on Thursday and Friday from 5-8 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY. Family and friends are encouraged to attend funeral services on Saturday, April 23rd at 10:00 AM at St. James Lutheran Church, 2437 Niagara Road, Niagara Falls, NY. EVERYONE PLEASE ASSEMBLE AT CHURCH. Interment will follow in St. James Cemetery, with luncheon to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Niagara Hospice.
Visit mjcoluccifuneralchapel.com for online guest register.
Published on April 19, 2016
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