Allegany, NY Mary Ann Lounsbury, of Fleming Point Retirement Community, 720 Latta Rd., Greece, formerly of the West Five Mile Rd. in Allegany, passed away peacefully Tuesday (March 19, 2019). After years of declining health, she entered into the arms of the Lord while in the presence of her loving family.
Born January 8, 1936 in Bradford, PA she was the daughter of James R. and Vivian Tarbell O'Donnell. On September 4, 1954 in Allegany she married Lynn A. Lounsbury who predeceased her August 23, 2012.
Mary Ann was a 1954 graduate of Allegany Central School and had been a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church of Allegany.
She was a dedicated mother and homemaker, a member of the First Presbyterian Church choir and its Women’s Guild, a Meals on Wheels volunteer, and was a member of the Red Hatters Organization and the Happy Hookers Knitting Club.
She is survived by four children; Dr. Richard J. (Mary Louise Secola) Lounsbury of Braintree, MA, Ronald A. (Janet) Lounsbury of Hyde Park, Rebecca A. (Donald) Flanders of Galway and Rhonda L. (John) Prey of Brockport; 8 grandchildren Ryan Lounsbury, Sarah Monette, Nicole Lounsbury, Troy Lounsbury, Derek Flanders, Zachary Flanders, Morgan Prey and Mackenzie Prey; 3 great-grandchildren Tyler Lounsbury, Calvin Monette and Andrew Lounsbury; 1 sister Marie (Frank) Hall of Allegany and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband she was predeceased by a sister and brother-in-law Sharon and James Leonard.
Mary Ann and her family are forever indebted to Pat and Her Helpers of Fleming Point for their love and devoted care of Mary Ann.
Friends will be received on Friday from 3-5 & 7-9pm at the Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home 3128 W. State Rd. Olean. Funeral services will be held Saturday (March 23, 2019) at 11am in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Allegany Cemetery.
Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to Meals on Wheels of Cattaraugus County, 1 Leo Moss Dr. Olean, NY 14760, Homecare and Hospice, 1225 W. State St. Olean, NY 14760 or to the Alzheimer’s Association of WNY, 2805 Wehrle Dr., Williamsville, NY 14221.
Online condolences may be expressed at oleanfuneralhome.com.