Winifred Gurnsey

Funeral Service

Thursday, January 1, 1970
Phillips Funeral Home & Cremation Service
17 W. Pulteney St.
Corning, New York, United States
Service Time: 01:00 PM

Interment at: Coopers Plains Cemetery

2:00 pm
Friday, June 1, 2018
Coopers Plains Cemetery
Dan Carr, PO BOX 7
Coopers Plains, New York, United States

Obituary of Winifred Gurnsey

Winifred L. Gurnsey, age 96, of Painted Post, NY passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at home. Winifred was born November 12, 1921 in Williamsport, PA to Guy and Elsie Landin. She married Milton Gurnsey in 1939. She retired from Corning Painted Post School District in 1983 as a secretary.


Winifred was a woman of many interests. She enjoyed gardening; growing all types of flowers, fruits, and vegetables. She loved knitting gloves, hats, and blankets, especially for her grandchildren. She also enjoyed reading and baking, especially her signature Cinnamon Rolls and Sticky Buns. She was a loving and giving mother and grandmother.


She is survived by two sons: Clinton (Carol) Gurnsey of Painted Post, Ronald Gurnsey of Cleveland, TN; grandchildren: Tamisue (Danny) Wills, Tanny (Butch) Duell, Tom Gurnsey, Ronnie (Glenda) Gurnsey, Jeffrey(Patty Carpenter) Gurnsey, Christine Gurnsey; great grandchildren: Ronny, Eric, Tatianna, Nikko, Danielle, Jacob, Nathan, Megan, Mallory, Gunner, Beth, Thomas James, Andrea, Ryan, Karissa, Justin, Roland; and  4 great-great grandchildren.


Along with her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her grandchild, Tim Gurnsey.


 A funeral service will be held at Phillips Funeral Home & Cremation Service, on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 1:00pm with Pastor Ted Brennan officiating.  Burial will be in Coopers Plains Cemetery.



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