Obituary of Gayle Diane VanderVeer
On Sunday, September 18 th , 2022, Gayle VanderVeer of Bath, NY, passed away at the age of 66.
Gayle was born on April 28 th , 1956, in Wellsville, NY to Allie Mae Grimaldi and Milford York. She
graduated from Savona Central School District and received an associate degree from Corning
On March 5 th , 1977, she married Michael VanderVeer and made a home in Bath, NY for 45 years.
She worked at Bradford Central School for many years, where she was known as “Mrs. V.”
Gayle enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening.
She is survived by her loving husband, Mike; along with her mother and stepfather, Allie and John
Grimaldi; her siblings Anna Divens, Joe (Karen) York, John Grimaldi, and Beth (Bill) Tompkins; as well as
her in-laws Jeff (Ann) VanderVeer, and Mary Beth VanderVeer; along with several nieces, nephews, and
cousins. Gayle was predeceased by her father, Milford York, and her brother, Jesse York.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.