Mary Kay was raised in Shongo, and was a graduate of Wellsville High School. Upon graduation she entered the work force and was employed by the Kaiser Glove Factory in Wellsville. A hard worker throughout her life, she made rolls for the Linza Meat Market for many years, as well as a multitude of home based employment, and loving family activities. She was a member of the Shongo Ladies Aid, and the former Shongo United Methodist Church.
She is survived by: three sons, Don (Donita) Linza of Wellsville, Stephen (Judy) Linza of Whitesville, and Todd (Sharla) Linza of Enid, OK; a daughter, Vicki (Charles) White of Wellsville; six grandchildren, Michelle Denhoff, Richard (Stephanie) Linza, Mark (Janine) Linza, Cullen Linza, Evan Linza, and Nicole White; nine great-grandchildren, with one on the way; two sisters, Shirley Bush of Holly, and Juanita Bastian of Rochester; as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by: a daughter, Marilyn Ruth Linza; a grandson, Aaron J. White; and siblings, Larue Conner, Paul Bastian, and Thelma Cott.
Friends are invited to call on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville, 34 W. State Street. The funeral will follow at 7:30 pm in the funeral home. Burial will be in Yorks Corners Cemetery. Please consider memorial donations to: The SPCA serving Allegany County, 5440 NY-19, Belmont, NY 14813;or the Northern Potter Children’s Home, 4309 State Route 49 W, Harrison Valley, PA 16927. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.