Ashley Ann Gush

Ashley Ann Gush, 19, of Elmira N.Y., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 as the result of an accidental fall.

Ashley was born on Feb. 26, 1994, daughter of Thomas J. and Judy Jenkins Gush.

In addition to her parents she is survived by her sister, Katie Gush at home; brother Paul Gush with his son Kyle Conklin; sister and brother-in-law, Tammy and Rich Bollen with their children Kayla and Michael; maternal grandfather James Jenkins; first love and soul mate Tyler Crater; best friends Tara and Jessica Patykula who Ashley thought of as sisters. Also surviving are several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Ashley was a 2012 graduate of Southside High School and was attending SUNY Albany with dreams of becoming a physician's assistant. Ashley was a very outgoing girl who enjoyed having a good time and loved life. She will be deeply missed by her loving family, friends and all who knew her. Family and friends are invited from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 to the McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W. Water Street, Elmira.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 at St. Mary's Church, Elmira. Committal prayers and interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. To honor Ashley's life a scholarship fund is going to be established in her name. Those wishing may make donations in her name to the Community Foundation, 301 South Main Street, Horseheads NY 14845.

Funeral Home

McInerny Funeral Home
502 W. Water St. Elmira, NY 14901

Published in Daily Review on Jan. 7, 2014