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Mary Arthur (Gunning) Stanley, 90, of Crown Point, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, at Heritage Commons Residential Health Care of Ticonderoga.
Born in Ticonderoga, July 2, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Helen (Arthur) Gunning.
Mrs. Stanley was a 1945 graduate of Ticonderoga High School. She was a lifetime Ticonderoga and Crown Point resident. Her and her husband, Joseph Stanley, owned and operated the Stanley Farm in Ticonderoga, and later the Stanley Market on Mt. Hope Avenue in Ticonderoga for many years.
Mary was employed as a Bank Teller at the Champlain National Bank in Crown Point for many years.
She was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, Court St. Mary's 794 of Ticonderoga, and the Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks 1494 of Ticonderoga.
She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Joseph Stanley, on June 21, 2009. She was also predeceased by her brother, John Gunning.
Survivors include her two sons, Michael Stanley and his wife, Lisa, of Charlotte, N.C., and Walter Stanley and his wife, Michelle, of Argyle; and one sister, Elizabeth "Jim" Bevilacqua of Saranac Lake. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 24, at the Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home, 11 Algonkin St., Ticonderoga.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, September 25, at St. Mary's Catholic Church of Ticonderoga. The Rev. Kevin D. McEwan, Pastor, will officiate.
The Rite of Committal will follow at the family plot of St. Mary's Parish Cemetery of Ticonderoga.
To offer online condolences, please visit www.wilcoxandreganfuneralhome.com
Donations in Mary's memory may be made to Heritage Commons Nursing Home, 1019 Wicker Street, Ticonderoga, NY 12883.
Published on September 22, 2017
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