Gary D. VanNostrand
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Gary D. VanNostrand
  • December 26, 1934 - January 12, 2016
  • New York

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Gary D. VanNostrand
26 Dec 1934 - 12 Jan 2016

On 12 Jan, 2016, the Lord called his Angel home. Gary VanNostrand was 81 years old. He graduated from Attica High School and served in the United States Navy from 1952-1955. He was a career corrections officer for the NYS Department of Corrections and retired in 1989. Gary also served as the Commander of the American Legion, Sheret Post 35. He was an avid fisherman, golfer, bowler, and pool player. Gary was an exceptional man who truly lived the life he wanted. He is predeceased by his parents, Kermit and Bernice (Thompson), his daughter Cherylynn Lounsberry, and his step-son Jerry (Tucker). He is survived by his wife Margaret (Tucker), sister Kay VanNostrand, son Jeff, step-daughters Nancy Hecht (Jim), Carol Rouse (Brad), Judy London, step-sons Ron Tucker, Marc Tucker (Lisa), son-in-law Ken Lounsberry, 18 grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren.
The family will be present Friday from 4:00 - 6:00 pm at Merrill-Grinnell Funeral Home, 12 Ingersoll St., Albion, where a Funeral Service will be held at 6pm, friends invited.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the NYS Veterans Home (Batavia) or a charity of choice in Gary's name. Share condolences www.merrillgrinnell.com.