Mary Ann's Story
EDMESTON - Mary Ann Vunk, 71, of Edmeston, passed away peacefully Thursday July 6, 2017, at her home following an extended illness.
Mary Ann was born on Nov. 16, 1945, in Utica, the daughter of the late Donald F. and Kathryn Burns Vunk.
In addition to her parents; Mary Ann was also predeceased by a brother, Daniel Vunk in 1974; and a nephew, Joseph Vunk in 2016.
Mary Ann was a 1963 graduate of Edmeston Central School and of Broome Community College in 1965.
She was a proud employee of Bassett Healthcare Network for more than 50 years, and was the assistant to CEO Dr. William Streck for 30 of those years. She and Dr. Streck remained very close friends following her retirement.
Mary Ann was a former member of the Church of the Nativity, and served on the Edmeston Union Cemetery Board for many years.
Above all, Mary Ann loved and cherished her family. She enjoyed weekend trips with her sister and family to the Adirondacks, and hardly ever missed a ballgame or concert for her nephews or nieces. She will be missed dearly.
She is survived by a brother, John "Jack" (Donna) Vunk of Edmeston; a sister, Terri (Kevin) Scrivener of Edmeston; nieces and nephews, Jeremy (April) Vunk, Kari (Zeno) Lantos, Kristopher (Jess Allen) Vunk, Erik (Megan) Scrivener, Erin (Akeem Adeyemi) Scrivener, Cherished; great-nieces and nephews, Jack and Julia Vunk, Alex and Max Lantos, Madalyn Vunk, Lillie Vunk and Wade Scrivener.
The Vunk family thanks Darlene, Chantel, Britney and Tina for the extraordinary care shared with Mary Ann.
Funeral services will be at noon, Saturday, July 8, at the Delker and Terry Funeral Home 30 South St., Edmeston, with the Rev. Mark Piedmonte of the Garrattsville Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment will follow in Edmeston Union Cemetery, Edmeston. Calling hours will be from 10 a.m. to noon before services at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Fieldstone Assistance Fund, c/o Bassett Healthcare Network, 1 Atwell Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326, in loving memory of Mary Ann.
Arrangements are by NYS Licensed Funeral Director David Delker at Delker and Terry Funeral Home, 30 South St., Edmeston.
To send condolences, visit www.Delkerterryfuneralhome.com, or Facebook Delker and Terry Funeral Home.
Published on July 6, 2017