Amherst - Michele Gail Wiater, 61, of Sunderland,
died on November 15 at the Fisher Home, following a courageous battle with
breast cancer. Michele was born Feb. 25, 1952 to the late Stanley and Ann
(Misholovsky) Wiater and grew up in Hadley.
Michele earned a PreMed degree from UMASS/Amherst, a Med Lab Tech degree
from Springfield Technical
Community College, and a MBA from Western New England College. Michele had been employed at New England
Telephone, as well as tutored special needs students. Michele loved traveling, saxophone music,
gardening, Scrabble, crossword puzzles, scrapbooking, and was an avid reader.
She especially enjoyed her time working with children and her husband's
Michele is survived by
her husband, Michael Brewer, sisters Linda Latham and her husband Amaar of
Chicopee, Lori Harper and her husband Bryan of Hadley, and Lisa Wiater of Oak
Ridge, New Jersey, her brother, Stanley Wiater, his wife Iris and their
daughter Tanya of Holyoke, her daughter Melissa Crocker and grandchildren
Alexis Bilodeau, Hanna Patrick and Damien Crocker of Westfield.
In lieu of flowers,
memorial contributions may be made to the Sunderland Public Library, 20 School Street,
Sunderland MA 01375, the Amherst
P. O. Box 9629, North Amherst, MA 01059 or The Breast Cancer Research
Foundation, 60 East 56th Street,
New York, NY 10022.
There are no calling hours and funeral services will be at the
convenience of the family. The Wrisley Funeral Home, Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield,
has charge of arrangements.
Expressions of Sympathy are available at www.wrisleyfuneralhome.com.