Tanya A. Clark, of Hornell

HORNELL-Tanya A. Clark, 39, of 26 Sawyer St., Hornell, died unexpectedly Monday evening (February 18, 2019).

Born in Dansville, NY on March 21, 1979, and was the daughter of William Clark and the former Terry Beach.

Tanya grew up in South Dansville and while in the 5th grade her family moved to Hornell. She was a graduate of Hornell High School (class of 1997) and later attended Morrisville State College. She had resided in the Hornell / Canisteo area for most of her adult life.

She had been employed for a time as an office manager for the former Testoria Rail in Hornell and had served as a bartender for several local pubs & taverns. In her younger years, Tanya had a deep affection for horses and enjoyed show horses and equestrian riding. She also enjoyed playing softball and fishing.

Surviving are 2 daughters, Halley Smith and Natalie Smith; 1 son, Lucas Smith; her mother & step-father, Terry & Dan Zayac of Chesterfield, VA; her father & step-mother, William & Yvonne Clark of Wayland; her sister, Melissa Clark of Buffalo, NY; her maternal grandparents, Tom & Betty Beach of Arkport; her paternal grandmother, Arlene Clark of Hornell; her extended family, the father of her children, Stan Smith of Canisteo, Zach Mozzar of Florida, Jessica (Eric) Marino, Carly (Brian) Dooley and Shane Zayac, all of North Carolina; Tim & Julie Timmerman of Arkport.

At Tanya’ request there will be no calling hours. A private Memorial Service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY.

Tanya’s family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name be made to The Smith Children College Fund, C/O Stan Smith, 4446 Bush Hill Rd., Canisteo, NY 14823.

To leave an online condolence or share a memory, visit www.dagonfuneralhome.com.