• Ann Marie DeCosty



    September 11, 2021

    Ann DeCosty, 75 of Kirkville passed away Saturday at University Hospital. Born in Canastota, Ann was a life resident of the Canastota and Chittenango area. Ann was employed as a secretary in the Chittenango School District for over 30 years, first as a principals secretary and then in the athletic directors office where she made many lasting friendships with students and staff. Ann was a Varsity and JV cheerleading coach at Chittenango for 25 years and also coached modified track and field. She was also a cheerleading coach for the Sullivan Bears Pop Warner football program. She is survived by her son Jeffery DeVaul (Irina) of Upper Saddle River, N.J., her daughter Theresa Cronk (Edward) of Syracuse, her sister Kay Bibik of Canastota, her grandchildren Chandler Cronk, Cameron Cronk, Arden DeVaul and Zoey DeVaul and several nieces, nephews and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am Saturday, September 18, 2021 at St. Mary’s Church, Minoa. Private family entombment will be in St. Agatha’s Cemetery, Canastota. Calling hours will be 4-7 pm Friday at the G.F. Zimmer Funeral Home, 702 Legion Drive, Chittenango. Contributions in Ann’s memory may be made to the Chittenango High School Athletic Booster Club, 150 Genesee St. Chittenango, NY 13037 c/o Dave Gryczka.

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    RIP to a wonderful woman who touched so many young lives. You were always sweet as can be to me and I've never forgotten that. Theresa and family my sincere condolences it wont be easy but you'll always have tje wonderful memories. All my love and prayers.