Mary Anne Silvernail, 54, of Manlius, died on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, surrounded by her family at Upstate University Hospital. A native of Dolgeville, Mary Anne was the Valedictorian of her high school class, received her Bachelors degree from Colgate University, and her Masters from New York University. A National Board Certified Teacher. At the time of her passing, she was the Instructional Supervisor of the Social Studies Department at Fayetteville-Manlius High School. She served as the Student Council Advisor for several of the 17 years she taught at F-M. She also previously taught for 10 years at Baldwinsville High School. Mary Anne has always had an interest in the theater and school productions. She directed college shows while at Colgate and was involved in local theater for several years.
Mary Anne also loved spending her summers at the family camp on Canada Lake and loved to swim. She was a communicant of St. Ann’s Church.
Mary Anne is survived by her husband of 19 years, Edwin E. Woods; daughters: Alice Silvernail Woods and Lillian Silvernail Woods all of Manlius; a brother Robert (Lauren) Silvernail of Newport Beach, CA; and several nieces and nephews. Her parents, Robert and Alice Silvernail, pre-deceased her.
A memorial mass will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 11AM at St. Ann’s Church, 104 Academy St., Manlius.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, April 22 from 4-8pm at the Goddard-Crandall-Shepardson Funeral Home, 3111 James Street, Syracuse.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Camp Good Days & Special Times, 356 N. Midler Avenue, Syracuse 13206.