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Daniel L. GAY, Sr.

September 7, 1964 — December 8, 2020

Daniel L. GAY, Sr., 56, of Friendship, NY, died Tuesday, December 8, 2020 in Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester.

Born September 7, 1964, in Red Bank, NJ, he was the son Leland and Julia Maher Gay.  On March 31, 1993, in Friendship, he married the former Laura Button, who survives.

He was employed by Alle-Cat Taxi Service in Olean and owned a produce stand in Florida.

Surviving besides his wife, Laura, are:  three daughters, Angel (Andrew) Baker of Friendship, Victoria Stuck of Eustis, FL, and Linda Gay of Friendship;  two sons, Shawn Matthews of Belmont and Austin (Tami) Borden of Nunda;  several others he considered his own children;  many grandchildren;  six siblings, Alice (John) Oswin of NJ, Arletta Dibble of Mount Morris, Tommy (Shannon) Bradd of Rochester, James (Joann) Gay of FL, Julia Valerio of Little Valley, and John Gay of FL;  nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his parents;  and a son, Daniel L. Gay, Jr.

A private graveside will be held in Knights Creek Cemetery, Scio.  Rev. Carl Kemp will officiate.  Memorials may be made to the family.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mulholland-Crowell Funeral Home, Wellsville.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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