John William Gurnell Sr., age 76 formerly of the Margaretville area, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012
At the Simon Kramer Institute, New Philadelphia, PA.
He was born Feb. 11, 1936 at Brooklyn, NY, the son of George and Florence (Smith) Gurnell.
John married AnnMarie Ingrassia on April 12 , 1961 at Hauppauge, New York. He moved to Arkville from Bayshore in 1981.While living in this area he drove school bus for the Margaretville Central School. John attended the Sacred Heart Church in Margaretville .
Surviving are daughter Teri Gurnell, two sons, John William Jr. and William Gurnell, and granddaughter, Courtney
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 10 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Church in Margaretville, with the Rev. Paul Catena, celebrant
Committal service will follow at the Margaretville Cemetery Annex.
Calling hours will be held from 8-9:30 a.m. at the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville, prior to the Mass.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.