SAUGERTIES…. Mary Ellen Plant, 65, of Cole Bank Road died Thursday, February 6, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her family. Born June 21, 1954 in Saugerties she was the daughter of the late Alphonse and Helen Ferrara. A lifetime area resident she was a graduate of Saugerties High School Class of 1972 and later employed by the Saugerties Central Schools Consolidated as a teacher’s aide in the Mt. Marion Elementary School. She was a member of Grace Community Church in Lake Katrine where she was devoted to helping in the women’s ministry and occasionally sang in the choir.
Survivors include her six daughters: Melanie Plant of Georgia, Amy (Eivin) Gudmundsen of Hurley, Rebeccah (Mike) Heinlein of Hurley, Bethany Plant of Saugerties, Victoria (Ryan) Lang of Saugerties, and Mariah Plant of Saugerties; her former husband, Fred Plant, of 36 years and father of her daughters; four brothers: Fred, Al, Anthony and Charles Ferrara, ten grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by four brothers: Peter, Thomas, William and Albert.
Her Funeral Procession will form 9:15 AM Tuesday at the Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home, Inc. Cor. of John & Lafayette Sts., Saugerties thence to the Grace Community Church, where at 10:00 AM her Funeral Service will be conducted. Interment will follow in the Blue Mt. Cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Further obituary information and expressions of condolence may be shared with the family on Mary Ellen’s Tribute Wall at SeamonWilseyFuneralHome.com
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