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In memory of
June (Buhrman Gnagy
June Marie (Buhrman) Gnagy June Marie Gnagy, age 93, died peacefully on Friday, June 28, 2019, at St. Camillus Health and Rehabilitation Center in Syracuse, where she spent the last two and a half years of her life. She was born on June 12, 1926, in Pittsburgh (McKees Rocks), Pa., to the late Crystal Ferne Metz and George Upton Buhrman. June grew up in the Pittsburgh area, graduated from Crafton High School and worked for PPG. She married the Rev. Robert Harvey Gnagy on Sept. 9, 1950, in Sheraton, Pa., and once married, she and her family lived in western Pennsylvania (Churchill, Tarentum, Springdale), Wisconsin (Milwaukee, Clinton) and the last 49 years in upstate New York (Rochester, Lima, Penn Yan, Syracuse). June was an accomplished secretary/administrative assistant but her main job was as a Presbyterian minister's wife and mother which translated to a prolific volunteer in church work locally and nationally, as well as active involvement in volunteer work in the communities where the family lived. Music, scouts and feeding the needy were important aspects of her life. If there wasn't a program she thought was needed, she started one. She is survived by her daughters, Susan Ferne (Gnagy) Fegan of Rehoboth Beach, Del., Pamela Jean Gnagy of Marcellus, N.Y., and Elizabeth Marie Gnagy of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; grandchildren, Lois Elizabeth Fegan, Robert (Rachel) David Anderson and John (Jesci) Buhrman Fegan; great-grandchildren, Ada and Otto Anderson and Juniper Fegan; as well as many much-loved nieces and nephews from Florida to North Carolina ,Virginia to Ohio and California. In addition to her parents, June was predeceased by her husband, Robert Gnagy; son, Daniel Gordon Gnagy; and sister, LaVerne (Buhrman) Lankford. A celebration of life service for June will be held on Saturday, August 17, at 11 a.m. at Lima Presbyterian Church, 7295 W. Main St., in Lima. The family will be available to receive callers at 10 a.m. in the sanctuary of the church. Burial will be private at the Gnagy Family Cemetery in Dysart, Iowa. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Lima Food Pantry, PO Box 556, Lima, NY 14485; or a meaningful charity of your choice. To leave a message of condolence for June's family please visit www.plisfuneralhome.com.
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In memory of
June (Buhrman Gnagy
June Marie (Buhrman) Gnagy June Marie Gnagy, age 93, died peacefully on Friday, June 28, 2019, at St. Camillus Health and Rehabilitation Center in Syracuse, where she spent the last two and a half years of her life. She was born on June 12, 1926, in Pittsburgh (McKees Rocks), Pa., to the late Crystal Ferne Metz and George Upton Buhrman. June grew up in the Pittsburgh area, graduated from Crafton High School and worked for PPG. She married the Rev. Robert Harvey Gnagy on Sept. 9, 1950, in Sheraton, Pa., and once married, she and her family lived in western Pennsylvania (Churchill, Tarentum, Springdale), Wisconsin (Milwaukee, Clinton) and the last 49 years in upstate New York (Rochester, Lima, Penn Yan, Syracuse). June was an accomplished secretary/administrative assistant but her main job was as a Presbyterian minister's wife and mother which translated to a prolific volunteer in church work locally and nationally, as well as active involvement in volunteer work in the communities where the family lived. Music, scouts and feeding the needy were important aspects of her life. If there wasn't a program she thought was needed, she started one. She is survived by her daughters, Susan Ferne (Gnagy) Fegan of Rehoboth Beach, Del., Pamela Jean Gnagy of Marcellus, N.Y., and Elizabeth Marie Gnagy of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; grandchildren, Lois Elizabeth Fegan, Robert (Rachel) David Anderson and John (Jesci) Buhrman Fegan; great-grandchildren, Ada and Otto Anderson and Juniper Fegan; as well as many much-loved nieces and nephews from Florida to North Carolina ,Virginia to Ohio and California. In addition to her parents, June was predeceased by her husband, Robert Gnagy; son, Daniel Gordon Gnagy; and sister, LaVerne (Buhrman) Lankford. A celebration of life service for June will be held on Saturday, August 17, at 11 a.m. at Lima Presbyterian Church, 7295 W. Main St., in Lima. The family will be available to receive callers at 10 a.m. in the sanctuary of the church. Burial will be private at the Gnagy Family Cemetery in Dysart, Iowa. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Lima Food Pantry, PO Box 556, Lima, NY 14485; or a meaningful charity of your choice. To leave a message of condolence for June's family please visit www.plisfuneralhome.com.
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Plis Funeral Home, Inc.
33 North Street
Marcellus, NY 13108
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