Mary Ellen McCrea

F, #6871, b. 9 November 1930, d. 29 August 2014
Married Name Her married name was Maybee. 
Birth*9 November 1930 Mary Ellen McCrea was born on 9 November 1930 at Ogdensburg, New York. 
Engagement12 July 1951 She and John Albert Maybee were engaged on 12 July 1951 at Canton, New York; Charles O McCrea. Ogdensburg, announces the engagement of his daughter. Mary Ellen, to Cpl John A. Maybee. son of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Maybee, 43 Gouverneur St.
Miss McCrea. daughter of the late Mrs. McCrea. graduated from 8t. Mary's Academy and is now employed as an account clerk at the St. Lawrence State hospital.
A graduate of Canton High school and New York State Agricultural and Technical institute Cpl. Maybee is now serving with the U. 8. Air Force at Kessler Field, Mississippi.
The wedding is planned for early fall.1 
Marriage*5 September 1951 Mary Ellen McCrea married John Albert Maybee, son of Nelson Arthur Maybee and Margaret Cornelia Buffham, on 5 September 1951 at Ogdensburg, New York. 
Address  Mary Ellen McCrea and John Albert Maybee lived at 100 Clyde Ln #106, Dunedin, Florida.2 
(Witness) oObit15 December 2007 Mary Ellen McCrea was mentioned in the obituary of John Albert Maybee on 15 December 2007; John A. (Jack) Maybee, of Dunedin, 78 years of age, died Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at Mease Dunedin Hospital. He was born at Canton, N.Y. on December 19, 1928, son of Nelson A. Maybee and Margaret Buffham. Jack resided in Guilderland, N.Y. until 2005 when he became a permanent resident of Dunedin. He has been a "snowbird" in Dunedin since 1989. Jack served in the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He received a B.S. and M.Ed. from St. Lawrence University and taught school for several years before being a guidance director. In 1961, he became a member of the NYS Department of Education, retiring in 1988 as a bureau chief. Jack was seriously involved as a genealogist, having traced his family back to the early 1600s when they immigrated to America. For years, he was president of the Maybee Society where he shared his years of work and his vast amount of information with everyone. He found time to spend at the golf course and at the bridge table. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Mary Ellen McCrea; one son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Lisa; a granddaughter, Michaela; two sisters, Helen (Joseph) Randi and Barbara Gaines. Memorial service will be held on Monday, December 17 at 11 a.m. at the Moss Feaster Funeral Home Chapel, 1320 Main St., Dunedin, Fla.3 
Death*29 August 2014 Mary Ellen McCrea died on 29 August 2014 at Dunedin, Pinellas County, Florida, at age 83.4 
oObit*1 September 2014  On 1 September 2014 Mary's obituary read: Mary Ellen Maybee 83, of Dunedin, Florida, passed away on Friday, August 29, 2014.
She was born Nov 9, 1930 daughter of Charles and M. Thelma Martin McCrea in Ogdensburg, New York. In Sept, 1951 she married John (Jack) Maybee of Canton, NY. They resided in Guilderland, NY until 2005 when they became permanent residents of Dunedin after having been "snowbirds" since 1989. Jack predeceased her in 2007.
Mary was a member of St. Madeleine Sophie Catholic Church in Guilderland for forty years where she was involved in a number of activities for both the church and the school.
In 1964 she joined Guilderland Garden Club and became president in 1965 and is still a member. Since then she progressed into office in the club and in Federated Garden Clubs of NYS, Inc. As Albany County District Director, President of FGCNYS, Board member of Central Atlantic Region and has served on the Executive Board of National Garden Clubs, Inc. For sixteen years. Since moving to Florida, she is an active member of Bay Bouquet Garden Club of Dunedin having served as president several times.
Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Lisa; a granddaughter, Michaela all of Guilderland, NY; a sister, Margaret A. Lachine Anaheim, CA, two sisters-in-law Helen (Joseph) Randi and Barbara Gaines of Canton, NY. and many nieces and nephews.
A Memorial service will be held at Moss Feaster Funeral Home, 1320 Main Street, Dunedin, Florida.4 


John Albert Maybee b. 19 Dec 1928, d. 12 Dec 2007


  1. [S441] Old Fulton NY Post Card Website, online, St. Lawrence Plain Dealer, Canton NY, Thursday, July 12, 1951.
  2. [S123] Descendants of William and Sophia Scripture Mabie.
  3. [S66] Submission by Steve Mabie, Maybee Society Member No. 257., from Barb Kineke, Published in the Albany Times Union on 12/15/2007.
  4. [S442] Google Alerts from Kim Mabee MS# 78:!/…

John Francis Gaines

M, #6873, b. 11 February 1929, d. 19 July 1998
Info* Information on him came from John and Mary Maybee, #58; Barbara Jean Maybee Gaines,#122;Sharon A. Gaines. to early Maybee Society records. 
Birth*11 February 1929 John Francis Gaines was born on 11 February 1929 at Madrid, New York. 
Death*19 July 1998 He died on 19 July 1998 at Norfolk, St Lawrence County, New York, at age 69.1 


Barbara Jean Maybee


  1. [S2] Social SecurityDeath Index, online

Ralph Davis Gardiner

M, #6894, b. 27 March 1902, d. 9 September 1982
Birth*27 March 1902 Ralph Davis Gardiner was born on 27 March 1902 at Frazier, Michigan. 
Marriage*27 July 1925 He married Leona Beatrice Maybee, daughter of John Henry Maybee and Clara Belle Wood, on 27 July 1925 at Canton, St Lawrence County, New York. 
Residence*1982 Ralph Davis Gardiner and Leona Beatrice Maybee lived in 1982 at 10654 S. Main Street, Alexander, Genesee County, New York.1 
Death*9 September 1982 Ralph Davis Gardiner died on 9 September 1982 at Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont, at age 80.1 
Burial* He was buried at Forest Hill Cemetery, Attica, New York. 


Leona Beatrice Maybee b. 23 May 1904, d. 27 Oct 1990


  1. [S1], Vermont Death Records, 1909-2008.

John David Wirth

M, #6898, b. 23 June 1964, d. 25 June 1964
FatherJohn Edgar Wirth
MotherShirley Anne Gardiner
Birth*23 June 1964 John David Wirth was born on 23 June 1964 at Batavia, New York. 
Death*25 June 1964 He died on 25 June 1964 at Batavia, New York. 
Burial*27 June 1964 He was buried on 27 June 1964 at Attica, New York.