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MaryAnn Gath, of Hornell

HORNELL-MaryAnn Gath, 76, of 23 East Main St., Hornell, died Saturday afternoon (April 28, 2018) at St. James Mercy Hospital, following a long illness.

Born in Hornell on September 1, 1941, she was the daughter of Nicholas Alexin and the former Betty Totten. MaryAnn was a graduate of the former St. Ann’s School and later graduated from Hornell High School.

For several years, she was employed as a production worker at the former Corbin Wood Products Corporation and also Morrison Knudsen (MK) in Hornell.

While in her 40’s, MaryAnn decided to further her education and obtained her Registered Nursing Degree from Alfred State College. For many years she was employed as a registered nurse at St. James Mercy Hospital.

MaryAnn was a lifelong member of Our Lady of the Valley Parish and a communicant of
St. Ann’s Church. Throughout the years, she was a “die hard” bingo player.

She was married on June 26, 1976 to Lawrence “Larry” Gath who survives. Also surviving are her son, Michael Vosburg of Hornell; her brother, Nicholas “Nick” (Debbie) Alexin of Hornell; 2 grandchildren, Andrea Vosburg and Brandon Vosburg; several nieces & nephews.

At MaryAnn’s request there will be no calling hours. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY.

MaryAnn’s family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name be made to the Dialysis Unit of Elderwood of Hornell, 1 Bethesda Dr., Hornell, NY 14843.

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