In Memory of
Ida Mae Ames

AVOCA-Ida Mae Ames, 88, of Avoca, died early Sunday morning (Jan. 13, 2013) at Corning Hospital.
Born in Avoca on Dec. 3, 1924, she was a daughter of the late William and Minnie Greenfield Faulkner. She was married to Arthur S. Ames, Sr., who predeceased her on March 10, 1980. Besides her parents and husband, she was also predeceased by her daughter, Kimberly; her two sons, Clayton and Michael; her brother, Hadley and her two sisters, Lyma and Thelma.
A resident of Avoca for most of her life, Ida was a homemaker.
Her family includes her three sons, Arthur Jr. (Doreen) Ames of Bath, Steven (Blanche) Ames of Corning and Sherman Ames of Hornell; her two daughters, Cheryl Ames of Bath and Stacey (Rodney) Lee of Avoca; also her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
To honor her wishes there will be no calling hours or funeral service. Interment will be at Valley View Cemetery, Avoca.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute in her memory to either the American Heart Assoc., P.O. Box 417005, Boston, Mass. 02241-7005 or to the Finger Lakes SPCA, 7315 State Route 54, Bath, N.Y. 14810.
Arrangements are with the Avoca Funeral Home, 22 N. Main St., Avoca.
Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc.
285 Main St., Hornell, NY 14843
(607) 324-2700
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