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Mary Ann Bush
Olean High School Class of 1958

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Obituary of Mary Ann Walker
1940 - 2020

Mary Ann Bush
Class of '58
Mary Ann Walker
1940 - 2020

Allegany, NY Mary Ann Walker, of 3300 Maple Avenue, passed away Saturday (November 28, 2020) at Absolut Care of Allegany

Born April 10, 1940 in Olean, she was the daughter of Frank and Viola Kolasinski Bush. On July 23, 1963 in Long Beach, CA, she married Kyle A. Walker who survives.

Mary Ann was a graduate of Olean High School and also of St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing. She had been employed as a licensed practical nurse for 20 years for the former St. Francis Hospital in Olean and later as a pharmacy technician in Novato, CA and also Olean General Hospital, prior to her retirement in 1997.

She was a member of St. Bonaventure Church. She loved flower gardening and liked to travel. She also enjoyed collecting teddy bears, Norman Rockwell memorabilia and Hummel figurines.

She is survived by her husband Kyle; 1 son Timothy (Ana Stark) Walker of Petaluma, CA; 1 grandson Ken (Lisa) Otis; 1 great granddaughter Abigail Otis; 5 siblings Steve (Ann) Bush of Davidsville, PA, Clara (Frank) Caridi of Silbyville, DE, Dan (Helen) Bush and David Bush, both of Morris, SC and Michael (Joan) Bush of Geneseo and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a son David Walker; a sister and brother-in-law Fran and John Verbanic, and a sister-in-law Linda Bush.

The family will be present to receive friends on Tuesday (December 1, 2020) from 10:00am until 10:30am at St. Bonaventure Church, Allegany. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30am in the church. Burial will be in St. Bonaventure Cemetery. To view the entire funeral mass online, log onto (video link) moments before 10:30am.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to Roswell Park Cancer Institute, 665 Elm St, Buffalo, NY 14203, or to the Alzheimer's Association of WNY, 2805 Wehrle Drive, Suite 6, Williamsville, NY 14221.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home, Olean. Online condolences may be expressed at