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Mary Helen Sayles Gordnier
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Birth: Dec. 21, 1922
Chemung County
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 23, 2007

GORDNIER, Mary Helen
Loving mother and grandmother
Was born December 21, 1922 in Elmira, NY, the daughter of the late Clarence and Olive M. (Updegraff) Sayles, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 23, 2007, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center, at the age of 84. Her beloved husband of 48 years, Lawrence W. Gordnier; and sister, Dorothy Sayles predeceased her. She is survived by her loving daughters and sons-in-law, Anne and David Balch of Elmira, NY, Carole and Vincent Collins of Pine City, NY; much loved grandchildren, Jennifer Bentley of York, PA, Jessica and David Daniels of Dade City, FL, Kelly Collins of Endicott, NY, Casey and Jason Willis of Rotterdam, NY; adored great-grandchildren, Brooke Bentley, Evie and Amelia Daniels. Mary Helen was a medical secretary at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center for many dedicated years. She was a longtime member of the Riverside United Methodist Church where she was also very active in the church choir. All services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Mary Ellen will be laid to rest privately in the family plot in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to Project BREED {Breed Rescue Efforts & Education, Inc.}, 67 Rakes Mill Road, South Shore, KY 41175, or for the Benefit of Orchard View 2 B & C Bethany Retirement Home, 3005 Watkins Road, Horseheads, NY 14845. The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude and appreciation to the staff at the AOMC 4 T and Bethany Orchard View 2 B for the outstanding love and care bestowed to their mother. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc

Published in Star-Gazette from October 24 to October 25, 2007
Family links: 
  Clarence Robert Sayles (1881 - 1938)
  Olive Myrtle Updegraff Sayles (1883 - 1960)
  Lawrence Winfield Gordnier (1922 - 1995)
Woodlawn Cemetery
Chemung County
New York, USA
Created by: Patti Carleton Sanders
Record added: May 03, 2012
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Mary Helen <i>Sayles</i> Gordnier
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- Patti Carleton Sanders
 Added: May. 3, 2012

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