Margaret Louise Gayne

Female 1927 - 2005  (78 years)


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  • Name Margaret Louise Gayne 
    Born 14 Feb 1927  Black River, Jefferson, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 31 Jul 2005  Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 78 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Olivier Gagne,   b. Abt 1830, canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Great Grandfather) 
    Louisa Rochon,   b. 30 Aug 1824, Les Cedres, Soulanges, Qc Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1884, Clayton, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)  (Great Grandmother) 
    Person ID I72929  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Floyd Albert Gayne,   b. 29 May 1882, Lowville, Lewis, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1963, Watertown, Jefferson, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Louise Angeline Staie,   b. 11 Nov 1883, Carthage, Jefferson, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1946, Watertown, Jefferson, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 25 Dec 1902  West Carthage, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17703  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • MARGARET VANALSTYNE - CAFETERIA MANAGER
      Watertown Daily Times (NY) - August 2, 2005Browse Issues
      Margaret L. VanAlstyne, 78, of 1010 Washington St., formerly of 384 Colorado Ave., died Sunday at Samaritan Medical Center.

      Mrs. VanAlstyne owned and operated Commodore Restaurant on Factory Street from 1970 to 1980, then worked as cafeteria manager for Ohio Street School until retiring in 1995.

      She was a communicant of Holy Family Church and enjoyed reading, playing cards and her bridge club membership.

      Born Feb. 14, 1927, in Black River, daughter of Floyd and Louise Staie Gayne, she graduated in 1945 from Augustinian Academy, Carthage.

      She married Evans D. VanAlstyne on Feb. 13, 1947, at Holy Family Church with the Rev. Frederick P. Shue officiating. Mr. VanAlstyne was a papermaker at Knowlton Bros. Paper Co., retiring in 1986, after 40 years of service. He died Dec. 16, 1998.

      Surviving are three sons and their wives, David and Sue, Tullahoma, Tenn., Peter and Elizabeth, Oswego, and Ronald and Darra, Port Orange, Fla.; two daughters and their husbands, Yolanda "Lonnie" and Richard Hahn, Webster, and Linda and Gregory Buker, Watertown; a brother, Verne Gayne, Port Ritchie, Fla., 14 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

      The youngest of 12 children, Mrs. VanAlstyne was predeceased by 10 brothers and sisters.

      Burial will be in Depauville Cemetery at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours.

      Arrangements are with D.L. Calarco Funeral Home.

      The family requests no flowers. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 102454, Atlanta, Ga. 30368-2454.