age 64, of Elmira passed away on Thursday January 24, 2019. Born on October 23, 1954, she was the daughter of the late Clifford E. and Betty Jane Gardner. Mary Lynn was predeceased by her brother William R. "Bill" Gardner, and is survived by her loving daughter Paige Buzzetti, of Rochester, NY. Mary Lynn graduated from Southside High School in 1972 and then SUNY Brockport with a Bachelor's in Psychology. In 2013 she retired after 30 years of dedicated service to New York State, working for the Elmira Psychiatric Center and NYS Education Department. In her time since she became an avid animal advocate and philanthropist. At her request there will be no services. Memorial donations may be directed to the Chemung County Humane Society and SPCA, 2435 Route 352, Elmira, NY 14903.