Mrs. Margaret M. Gaines, 80, of. McGraw, N.Y., passed away May 19, 2020 at University Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y. Born June 15, 1939 in Cuyler, Margaret was the daughter of Ivan and Ethel Stage Vandee. Margaret was formerly employed by Wilson Sporting Goods, Smith-Corona, McGraw Box, Crescent Corset and the Cortland Standard.
Margaret enjoyed Bingo, Casino trips, playing cards, crocheting. She also loved her flowers and her dogs. She is survived by her husband; James H. Gaines at home, and two sons; Harry (Naomi) of Taylor and Ivan (Kari) Gaines of McGraw., two sisters; Anna Gilbert of Cortland and Bessie (Gene) King of Virgil, five grandchildren; Blaine, Kaleb, Olivia, MacKenzie and Lila, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by a brother in law’ Calvin Gilbert and nephew; Mark Gilbert. Services will be private and at the convenience of family. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.riccardifuneralhome.com Arrangements are under the direction of Bryan Riccardi of Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland, N.Y.