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Margaret Gay
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Margaret ""Amy"" Gay

Sunday, December 1st, 1940 - Saturday, June 20th, 2020

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The Reverend Amy Gay (born Margaret Ann Worcester) of Rexford, NY died on June 20 after a brief illness.

She was 79. She was born on December 1, 1940 in New York City and graduated from Fox Lane in Mt. Kisco, NY. She attended Cornell and the University of Pennsylvania, joining the Peace Corps as an English teacher in Thailand after her graduate studies. She married A. Edward Gay III (Ted) in 1968.

She started her professional career as one of the first women programmers at Mohawk Data Sciences in Herkimer, NY. While her children were home, she dedicated herself to home life and volunteer activities at the church and school. In 2006 at the age of 66, she became an ordained priest in the Episcopal Church and served Trinity Episcopal Church in Camden, NY for 6 years. Amy and Ted lived in Camden for 48 years before moving to Rexford, NY in 2019.

Amy is survived by her husband of 52 years, Ted; her three children and their spouses Amy Rebecca Gay and Ben Clark of Maynard, MA, Edward and Lauren Gay of Clifton Park, NY, and Frank and Lisa Wolf of Brooklyn, NY. She has six grandchildren.

Services are delayed until a proper celebration of her life can be planned.

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Elizabeth Gay Grant

Dearest Ones, may the peace of our Lord Jesus Christ be in you and comfort you in this sad time.our sincere condolences. It's sad for me too, to be so far away and I was so saddened to hear of Amy's sudden passing. It seems like just last week I was visiting you in Camden, and we have memories even going back earlier when you lived in that sweet little town a bit further north as I recall. Such lovely surroundings, " God's Garden Spot" as you called it; you shared together, Teddy, as you shared your special lives, such busy lives. I'll always remember and treasure Amy's warmth and good humor. No one was a stranger to her. I wish I could be there with you for the service when things open up....at least you know I'm with you in spirit. We're sending Love and hugs to all your children, too, as well as you, my dearest Teddy;.....XXOO.to Amy Rebecca, and dear family, Eddy and Lauren and your dear ones, and Frank and Lisa and your beautiful children. You're all in our prayers, as you always have been, every night for years. XXOO.
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