Mollie M. Stryker age 77 went home to live with our Lord on June 4, 2017.

AVOCA - Mollie M. Stryker age 77 went home to live with our Lord on June 4, 2017.  She had been residing in the loving community of the Steuben Center in Bath.  She was born on October 17, 1939 and lived the majority of her life in her hometown of Avoca.

Mollie loved her flower beds and was an avid bird enthusiast.  She enjoyed chatting over a good cup of coffee or a rousing game of Scrabble.

Mollie was predeceased by her parents Mervin and Pearl Drake, her brothers, Henry Rozell Drake and Montie Drake; her sister, Mona Nash (Drake); her former husband, Donald (Fred) Stryker and longtime companion, Donald Cooper.

She is survived by her sisters, Melissa Dunham (Drake) of Bath, Bonnie (Steve) Shaver (Drake) of California, and Terry Drake of Chico, CA; sister in laws, Anna Mae Drake and Iona Drake; her daughters, Deborah (Michael) Mills of Melbourne, FL and Christina (John) Kulp of Richmond, KY. and many grandchildren and great- grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

The Avoca Funeral Home, 22 N. Main S. in Avoca is honored to serve the family of Mollie M. Stryker.

Per Mollie’s request there will be no services.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the Steuben Center of Bath to the Resident Activity Fund, 7009 Rumsey St. Ext., Bath, N.Y. 14810.

Her daughters would like to express a special thank you to the Avoca Funeral Home, Steuben Center of Bath, and Anna Mae Drake for her never ending supply of patience and love she showed our Mother.

Online condolences or remembrances of Mollie are welcomed at www.bishopandjohnsonfuneralhome.com.