Annamay Strope, age 91, longtime resident of Footes Corners Road, died at Beechtree Center on Tuesday, October 8, 2019

A gathering of friends will be hosted by the family at a future date. Interment will be held privately at Frear Memorial Park in Ithaca.

Kindly consider a donation in Annamay’s memory to, American Cancer Society,

Annamay was born in Ithaca on May 22, 1928, a daughter of the late William B. and Dorothy M. (Fowler) Daines. She had worked as an assistant manager at FW Woolworth’s in downtown Ithaca for many years, and later worked as a kitchen supervisor at Willard Psychiatric Center before her retirement.

She is survived by her children, Lana M. Bushey of Newfield, Debbie M. (Daniel) Ferrell of Trumansburg, Philip A. Strope of Interlaken, Toni M. (Donald) Corwin of Trumansurg; grandchildren, Lindsay, Sheli-Jo (Randy), Jessica (Jeff), Crystal (Richard), Matthew, Michael (Stacy) and Tyler; great grandchildren, Rieley, Marissa, Kiona, Cassidy, Breanna, Anton, Angel, Emma, Juno, Michael Jr., Mason, Mikey B, Casside B, Colin and Annalise; and a special family friend, Billy Moon. Annamay was preceded in death by her husband, Eben A. Strope in 1996, and by her son, Terry M. Strope and step-son, Eddie Strope, and brother, James Swartz.