Services and interment will be private.
Barbara Helen Gutekunst passed away peacefully Friday, October 20th. Born in Cleveland, OH to the late Harry and Helen Paulus, she moved to Westchester with her family when she was 9. Barbara married her love Charlie in 1973, and together they enjoyed many great times together, golfing, traveling and laughing. Barbara held an adventurous career in domestic and international advertising. Upon retirement, she and Charlie retired to upstate NY. In her free time Barbara enjoyed golfing, gardening, entertaining and spending time with her family. Barbara was predeceased by her husband Charlie and siblings Diane, Russel and Billy. She is survived by her siblings Harry, Joanne, Jimmy, Jack, Joanne, Marybeth, Nancy, Terese and Christine. She was loved by many nieces and nephews. Services and interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the The Nurses’ program at Lawrence Hospital. Send donations to Rosanne Alonzi New York-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital 55 Palmer Ave PH4, Bronxville, NY, 10708 or visit their website http://www.nyp.org/lawrence/give-to-nyp-lawrence/make-a-donation.