Mary Lou Eckert

CATTARAUGUS – Mary Lou Eckert, 69, a retired LPN for Tri-County Memorial Hospital, where she worked for several years, died Thursday, January 03, 2013 at her home on Jefferson Street in Cattaraugus, N Y.

She was born November 09, 1943 in Gowanda, NY the daughter of the late Eu-gene P. Ashley and E. Marie (Erhart) Ashley of Cattaraugus, NY.

Mary also worked at J.N Adams Developmental Center in Perrysburg, NY.

Besides her mother, she is survived by her husband, Michael D. Eckert of Cattaraugus, NY; a son, Donald (Connie Tessmer) Clark of Gowanda, NY; two daughters, Sally (David) Pellnat of Gowanda, NY, Cindy Edwards of Buffalo, NY; a sister, Catherine (Kenneth) Feldman of Springville, NY; her grand-daughter, Laura Gurney and her grandson, Joshua Gurney both of Gowanda, NY; a niece, Barbara Feldman of Boston, NY; two great nieces, Avalyn Feldman and Hatsuki Feldman, both of Springville; and a nephew, Charles Feldman of Springville, NY.

Visitation will be held at the Gowanda funeral chapel on Saturday from 2-4 P.M. and 7-9 P.M.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. at Hills Funeral Chapel, 255 Aldrich Street, Gowanda, NY. The Rev. Dennis Durfee from Home Care and Hospice will be officiating.

The family suggests Memorials to HomeCare & Hospice, 1225 West State St., Olean NY 14760.