Saturday, January 30, 2016

Obituary: Gail B. Ingalls, 81, Cuba

Cuba, NY – Gail B. Ingalls, 81, formerly of 28 Spring Street, Cuba, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at Cuba Memorial Hospital's Palliative Care Unit after a lengthy illness.   She was born on October  6, 1934 in Cuba, daughter of the late Paul and Bernice Vaughn  Botens.  On June  30 , 1956 , she married Wilbert Ingalls who predeceased her on June 6, 2015. Gail worked for many years at the Market Basket in Cuba.  Gail’s interests were reading, playing cards, bingo, and most of all, spending time with her husband of  almost 59 years.  They were inseparable.  Together, they enjoyed visiting family and friends. Surviving are her children, Eric (Tina) Ingalls of Cuba, Dennis (Grete) Ingalls of Philadelphia, Pa, Susan (Steve) Tracy of Aberdeen, NC, and Chris (Jennifer) Ingalls of Las Cruces, NM.   15 grandchildren, Brett, Allison (Fabien), Amber, Derek (Abbey), Adriane (Jon), Paola, Catherine, Kristina (Ken), Michael, Bryan (Beth), Casey, Alycia, Amanda (Ian), Abby (Josh), and Jackie (Stephen);  16  great grandchildren; brothers  Jay Botens of North Tonawanda, NY  and  Donald Wayne (Rosie) Botens of Cuba,  sister in law Mary Ellen Ingalls of Colonial Beach, Va.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by six siblings.
A memorial service will be held at a later date and will be announced. Burial will be in the Bellville Cemetery, town of  New Hudson.
Memorials, if desired,  can be made to the Cuba Memorial Hospital Palliative Care Unit, 140 W. Main Street, Cuba, NY 14727.
Arrangements are under direction of the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home, Cuba.
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