May 9, 1923 – January 12, 2016

Otisville, NY

Mary L. Blaikner, 92, of Otisville, died Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at Orange Regional Medical Center, Middletown, NY.

Mary was born May 9, 1923 in Huntington, NY, the daughter of William T. Jones and Florence (Dickerson) Jones. She was the widow of Raymond Blaikner.

She retired as a teacher’s aid from the Goshen Area Day Care Center, Goshen, NY.

She is survived by her son, Raymond “Tom” Blaikner and wife, Ellen of Pine Island, NY; daughter, Virginia “Ginger” Mapes of Otisville, NY; five grandchildren: Terri Blaikner, Tommy Blaikner and wife, Robin, Rhonda Maddalone and husband, Pete, Ryan Blaikner and wife, Keely, Linda DeSieno and husband, Mike; five great grandchildren: Ronnie and Alexa Maddalone, Cole and Jack Blaikner and Dylan DeSieno. She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond; her son-in-law, Ronald Mapes; five brothers and three sisters.

Grammy always put family first. She loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren very much. We are going to miss her terribly. Grammy we love you.

A special thank you to her niece, Sharon Conklin who was there for Grammy and our family anytime we needed her in any situation.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m on Saturday, January 16th with the funeral service at 4 p.m. at Donovan Funeral Home, Inc., 82 South Church Street, Goshen, NY.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mary’s name to Alzheimer’s Association, Hudson Valley Chapter, 2 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 103, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.

Arrangements under the care of the Donovan Funeral Home, Inc., Goshen; to leave the family a condolence please visit

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