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December 25, 2012 - 7:57pm

Mary C. Stryker

posted by Joshua Smith.

Alexander - Mrs. Mary C. Stryker, 48, of Alexander, passed away peacefully on December 23, 2012 at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Mrs. Stryker was born September 27, 1964 in Syracuse, a daughter of Lawrence O’Connor of North Carolina and the late Joyce (Gerhardt) O'Connor.

Mary was very active in the ministry at Grace Baptist Church and also enjoyed her pets and gardening.  Most of all, she loved people.  She was a veteran serving with the United States Army.

Surviving along with her father and stepmother Cindy are her husband, Mark Stryker of Alexander; two daughters, Sarah (fiancé Matthew Vitale) Stryker of Alexander and Samantha Stryker of Alexander; one son, Benjamin Stryker stationed at Fort Bragg, NC; one brother, Lawrence (Leah) O'Connor of Syracuse; one sister, Tracy (Jeffrey) Drake of Pulaski and several nieces and nephews. 

Calling hours will be on Friday from 4-8 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church, 238 Vine Street, Batavia.  Services will be on Saturday at 10:00 a.m., also at Grace Baptist Church.  A private burial will be in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Alexander.

Memorials may be made to Grace Baptist Church, Building Fund, 238 Vine St., Batavia, NY 14020 or Genesee Cancer Assistance, Inc., 16 Bank St., Batavia, NY 14020.

Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements were completed by the H.E. Turner & Co Funeral Home of Batavia, (585) 343-8868.




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