Mary Ann Gates, 73, of 3rd Street, Monessen, Pa., died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, at Twinbrook Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Erie, Pa.

She was born July 19, 1946, in Corry, Pa, a daughter of the late Forrest M. and Mary Kausaj Gates Sr.

Mary Ann was raised and educated in Corry and graduated from Corry High School. She attended Edinboro University for a short time and then moved to Shallaroy. Mary Ann worked as a caretaker there. She had been a long-time resident of Monessen prior to returning to the Corry area.

She enjoyed art and loved to return to the old farm house on Lovell Road for visits.

In addition to her parents, Mary Ann was preceded in death by four brothers, Forrest M. Jr., Chuck, Marion Eugene and Dale Gates.   

She is survived by two sisters-in-law, Josephine “Jo” Gates and Kim Gates; a niece, Emily Gates Hearl; and a nephew, Chuck Gates.

There was no visitation or services held.

Arrangements were under the care of Bracken Funeral Home Inc., 315 N. Center St., Corry, Pa.

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