Pauline  Gottschalk

Obituary of Pauline L. Gottschalk

            Pauline Mayo Gottschalk, 82, of Skaneateles, NY and formerly of Jasper, went home to her Lord and Savior from her home in Skaneateles early Saturday morning, September 14, 2019.

            Pauline was born on December 26, 1936 in Woodhull, a daughter of the late T. Wayne and Ethel A. Drake Mayo. She was a graduate of Jasper Central School and later the Hornell Business School.  She was employed by the Metropolitan Insurance Company and the Corning Leader.

            On February 1, 1964, Pauline married Raymond H. Gottschalk. Ray preceded her in death on February 19, 2008.

            Pauline was a homemaker and loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a woman of strong faith and lived her life following the teachings of her Lord. She and Ray were long time members of the Woodhull Community Church.  Pauline was an avid reader and letter-writer, a talented cake decorator, and a dedicated family historian.

            Pauline is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Dori and Bill Gottschalk-Fielding of Marcellus, NY, her granddaughter, Tasha Gottschalk-Fielding of Marcellus, NY, her granddaughter, Alisha Gottschalk-Fielding of Skaneateles, NY, her brother and sister-in-law, Deo and Ruth Mayo of Canisteo, her sister, Norma Misewicz of Cottonwood, AZ, her sister-in-law, Betty Mayo of Oldsmar, FL, her sister-in-law, Joan Jacobs of Painted Post, NY, many nieces and nephews, and cousins.

            Besides her husband Ray, Pauline was predeceased by her siblings, Richard Daran Mayo, Harvey Mayo, Harley Mayo, David Mayo, Ruth Darmstadt, and Alberta Mayo.

            The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 18 from 9 – 11 a.m. at the H.P. Smith & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1607 Main St. Woodhull, NY. Funeral services will be conducted there following visitation at 11 a.m. with Pastor Brian Diffenbacher and Rev. Bill Gottschalk-Fielding officiating.

            Memorial gifts may be made to: Woodhull Community Church, P.O. Box 242, Woodhull, NY 14898-0242 and Rescue Mission Alliance, 155 Gifford St., Syracuse, NY 13202.

            Pauline will be laid to rest next to Ray in Woodhull Cemetery.