Memorial website in the memory of your loved one
This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Mary Abbay Gourley who was born in Tennessee on June 30, 1959 and passed away on March 29, 2007 at the age of 47. We will remember her forever.

Click here to see Mary Abbay Gourley's
Family Tree
Tributes and Condolences
How everything started   / Noah Ploderer
As time passed, I rarely spoke with your daughter Abbay. It was then when she messaged me, my heart skipped a beat. I suddenly remembered you and when I heard the bad news in 4th grade. How it all happened, I know I never got to know you, and I'm...  Continue >>
Thanks for the music   / Chris Burdett (fan)
About two years ago I bought Sacred Impressions, the CD she recorded with Jeanne Simmons at the Church of the Holy Communion, and it has become one of my favorites. I am listening to it right now as I type, an...  Continue >>
Thanks and condolences   / Raymond Merrihew (Son of friend )
I echo the thoughts of my sister. When Nadine sent me an e-mail with Mary Abbay's name in the title line, I immediately thought of the incredibly thoughtful and beautiful letter that Mary Abbay sent to our family following the passing of Madeleine Me...  Continue >>
I wanted to say thank you.   / Nadine Merrihew (daughter of a friend )
I was looking through my box of memories last week, when I came upon a letter that was signed "Mary Abbay Gourley." It was a letter I have read many times when I wanted to reflect upon my wonderful mother who I miss so much. My mother, Made...  Continue >>
My condolences to family and friends   / Alan Smason (Friend)
I did not return from my Hurricane Katrina imposed exile in Cleveland until a year ago. I did not learn of Mary Abbay's passing until this past week, when I was shocked to learn of it at an LPO concert. I had known her for so long through my associat...  Continue >>
An Angel from Heaven  / Valerie Raeburn Pitalo (Colleague)    Read >>
What a Gift!  / Emily Goff (Friend-My daughter was Mary's harp student )    Read >>
Mrs. Gourley was so special!  / Sandy Skyles (co-worker)    Read >>
Mary Abbay's Ministry  / Bill GIDDEN (Friend)    Read >>
Mary Abbay  / Tim Gourley (Husband)    Read >>
My mother  / David Gourley (Son)    Read >>
Mary Abbay  / Wish To Remain Annonymous (friend, fellow-musician )    Read >>
More tributes and condolences...
Click here to pay tribute or offer your condolences
Mary Abbay's Photo Album
Jump To:
Go to Album >> Open full-screen Slideshow >>
Transfer Photos into a Hardbound Book >>

Bring the memories home by publishing your online memorial as a genuine hardcover keepsake