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Irvine J. Gaffney

January 18, 1926 August 24, 2019
Irvine J. Gaffney
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Collins,NY - Irvine J. Gaffney ,93, of Collins, NY passed away August 24, 2019 at her home.
She was born January 18,1926 in Collins, NY the daughter of the late Homer and Marion (Baker) Johnston.
On Mar.5, 1946 she married Richard Gaffney who predeceased her on September 19, 2005.
She had been employed as a Registered Nurse at the Gowanda State Hospital. She was a member of St. Joseph’s RC Church, had volunteered for 65 with Red Cross Blood Banks, 39 years as Town of Collins Historian, many years with Meals on Wheels, Board of Elections and the Gowanda Area Historical Society.
Mrs Gaffney is Survived by 2 sons Gary ( Bernadette) Gaffney of Amherst,NY and Jeff ( Marlene) Gaffney of Cheektowaga,NY and a daughter Patty ( Ken) Teske of Medford,OR and 8 grandchildren,16 great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter.Also surviving is a sister Lorna Rae Spencer of Delevan and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her loving husband she is predeceased by a son Michael Gaffney.
Friends may call on Monday September 2,2019 from 4-7 pm at the Mentley Funeral Home Inc. 105 East Main Street in Gowanda NY.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be said on Tuesday September 3,2019 at 11 am from St. Joseph’s RC Church.
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery in Gowanda.
Memorials may be made to Gowanda Area Historical Society, Red Cross or Gowanda Ambulance Service.

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4:00 PM 9/2/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/2/2019 7:00:00 PM
Mentley Funeral Home - Gowanda

105 E. Main Street
Gowanda, NY 14070

Mentley Funeral Home - Gowanda
105 E. Main Street Gowanda 14070 NY
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11:00 AM 9/3/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Joseph's RC Church

26 Erie Ave.
Gowanda, NY 14070

St. Joseph's RC Church
26 Erie Ave. Gowanda 14070 NY
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Holy Cross Cemetery - Gowanda Final Resting Place

Cemetery Hill Road
Gowanda, NY 14070

Cemetery Hill Road Gowanda 14070 NY
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Gowanda Ambulance Service

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American Red Cross


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