Meadville Tribune

February 6, 2013

Rebecca (Becky) Geer Wise

LITTLE COOLEY — Rebecca (Becky) Geer Wise, 63, of Little Cooley, passed away, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Meadville Medical Center.

She was born April 3, 1949, in Titusville, a daughter of Roscoe Geer and Helen McGauthiar. She married Alan Wise; he preceded her in death on March 19, 2004.

She was a 1967 graduate of Townville High School and owned and operated Becky's Notary in Little Cooley.

Becky was a member of Little Cooley United Methodist Church.

She enjoyed visiting her friends and watching NASCAR, and was diagnosed with polio at the age of 3 and was a survivor.

Becky is survived by a son, Derrick Wise of Summerville, S.C.; a granddaughter, Ashley Wise of Dover, N.H.; a sister, Shirley Wise and her husband, Fred, of Centerville; a niece, Michelle Ehrhart and her husband, Troy, of Centerville; a nephew, Chad Wise and his wife, Diana, of Centerville; great-nephews, Jesse and Jeremy Ehrhart and Cody Wise; and great-niece, Kayla Wise.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; and a great-nephew, Joshua Ehrhart.

Family and friends are welcome to call on Friday from noon to 2 p.m. at Willis L. Arnold Funeral Home, 33353 N. Main St., Townville. The funeral and committal service will follow at 2 p.m., with Pastor Sarah Roncolato of Stone United Methodist Church officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made in Becky's memory to American Diabetes Association, 100 W. Station Square Drive, Landmarks Building, Suite 1900, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15219 (; or Post-Polio International, 4207 Lindell Blvd., No. 110, St. Louis, Mo. 63108 (

Please take a moment to share a memory, condolence or to order flowers for the family on Becky’s Book of Memories online at