Dorothy McClary

Mrs. Dorothy McClary, 87, of Mayfield, passed away January 31, 2014, at Fulton Center, where she had been a recent patient. Born August 12, 1926, in the Town of Manheim, N.Y., Dorothy was the daughter of the late Lloyd and Marie Reidel Gallup, though raised since the age of six by Robert and Amelia Gallup. She was educated in Mayfield schools and graduated Mayfield High School in 1944.

Devoted to her family, Dorothy was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and home maker. Always friendly and outgoing, she enjoyed many friendships, especially with co-workers at the school cafeteria where she worked for many years. Dorothy was also a glove worker at Grandoe, retiring in 1992. She will be sadly missed.

She is survived by her children Jeffrey McClary, Kathie McClary and Connie Yerina, all of Mayfield. She is also survived by her grandson Daniel G. McClary and a brother, Lloyd Gallup of Ilion. Dorothy was married April 13, 1952,to Eugene McClary, who pre-deceased her in 2007. She was also pre-deceased by her sisters Ruth Schmidt, Alice Stout and Marian White.

There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will take place in the spring at Union Rural Cemetery, Mayfield. A date and time will be announced. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Kobuskie-Konik Funeral Home, 51 Fremont St., Gloversville. Please visit the family online guestbook at