Aug. 27, 1920 -- Aug. 8, 2012
Mary Jane Coates, 91, of Norwalk, Ohio, died Wednesday, August 8, 2012 in Gaymont Nursing Center.
She was born August 27, 1920 in Waterbury, Connecticut to the late Leman S. and Cora M. (Hall) Ames and came to this area in 2007 from Queensbury, New York.
Mary Jane was a member of St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Lake Luzerne, New York where she was very active. In addition to her church, she enjoyed sightseeing in Vermont.
Mary Jane is survived by her daughter and son in law, Nancy L. and Mike Volker of Norwalk, Ohio and by her son and daughter in law, Robert and Marianne Coates of Corinth, New York, by her brother, Robert Ames of Vermont, 7 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon F. Coates in 1999 and by a grand daughter. There will be no calling hours. Memorial services will be held in St. Mary Episcopal Church with inurnment in Plymouth Cemetery, Plymouth, Connecticut. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Episcopal Church, 220 Lake Avenue, Lake Luzerne, New York 12846.
Walker Funeral Home, 98 West Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made by going to www.edwalkerfuneralhome.com.