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Gail J. Speares

Churchville, New York

October 26, 1951 - June 10, 2024

Gail J. Speares Obituary

Passed away June 10, 2024 after a brave battle with cancer. Gail was a loving wife of 50 years, a dedicated mother, grandmother, and a beloved friend.

Gail is predeceased by her daughter, Christina and parents Stan & Doris Johnson. She is survived by her husband, Tim; children, Elizabeth (Brett) Robinson, Patricia (John) Noel, Jessica Speares (Francsico), and Kevin (Becca) Speares; brother, Gary (Judy) Johnson; and six loving grandchildren.


Gail taught fifth and sixth grade at Churchville-Chili for 23 years. She loved her work as a teacher and her students. Gail was generous and giving, always providing practical support for others in their time of need. Gail had a quick wit and sharp mind. She was determined and strong. Gail was a member of First Congregational Church of Riga her entire life, where she met many cherished friends. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed crocheting, sewing, and canning.


Gail was in the midst of raising a close-knit family. More than anything, she loved being a grandmother. We announce her passing with heavy hearts. She will be greatly missed.


Gail's life will be celebrated during visitation, on Friday, June 14 from 4-7 pm at Walker Brothers Funeral Home, 21 Main St., Churchville. Her Funeral service will be held Saturday at 10 am at the First Congregational Church of Riga, followed by interment at Riga Cemetery. A reception will immediately follow the burial at the church. In lieu of flowers, donate to a local charity in Gail's name.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Gail J. Speares hosted by Walker Brothers Funeral Home.

Passed away June 10, 2024 after a brave battle with cancer. Gail was a loving wife of 50 years, a dedicated mother, grandmother, and a beloved friend.

Gail is predeceased by her daughter, Christina and parents Stan & Doris Johnson. She is survived by her husband, Tim; children, Elizabeth (Brett) Robinson, Patricia (John) Noel, Jessica Speares (Francsico), and Kevin (Becca) Speares; brother, Gary (Judy) Johnson; and six loving grandchildren.


Gail taught fifth and sixth grade at Churchville-Chili for 23 years. She loved her work as a teacher and her students. Gail was generous and giving, always providing practical support for others in their time of need. Gail had a quick wit and sharp mind. She was determined and strong. Gail was a member of First Congregational Church of Riga her entire life, where she met many cherished friends. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed crocheting, sewing, and canning.


Gail was in the midst of raising a close-knit family. More than anything, she loved being a grandmother. We announce her passing with heavy hearts. She will be greatly missed.


Gail's life will be celebrated during visitation, on Friday, June 14 from 4-7 pm at Walker Brothers Funeral Home, 21 Main St., Churchville. Her Funeral service will be held Saturday at 10 am at the First Congregational Church of Riga, followed by interment at Riga Cemetery. A reception will immediately follow the burial at the church. In lieu of flowers, donate to a local charity in Gail's name.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Gail J. Speares hosted by Walker Brothers Funeral Home.

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