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Violet Marie Gay

Service Date: April 27, 2019
Visitation Info: Linnemann Funeral Homes Burlington
Interment Info: Willow View Cemetery
Service Info: Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church
Service Info

Violet Marie Gay (Nee: Byrd), 88, of Florence, KY passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Rosedale Green in Latonia, KY. Violet was born June 27, 1930 in Akron, OH to the late Abner and Pearl Byrd. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Gay, and her granddaughter, Nicole Gay. Violet was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, and she is survived by her loving sons: John W. Gay (Tina) of Florence, KY, and Mel R. Gay (Kim) of Taylor Mill, KY, her beloved grandchildren: Heather Elliot (Chas), Jennifer Batchelor (Josh), Amber Fedyszyn (Chris), and Blake Gay (Emily Riggs), her great grandchildren: Hadley Elliot, DeLaney Batchelor, Remi Batchelor, and Harrison Elliot, and several nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held for Violet on Friday, April 26, 2019 from 5pm to 8pm at Linnemann Funeral Home, 1940 Burlington Pike, Burlington, KY. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 10AM at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 5876 Veterans Way, Burlington, KY 41005. Burial will be handled in private at Willow View Cemetery in Dayton, OH. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Violet’s name to Immaculate Heart of Mary Church at the address listed above or to Rosedale Green at 4250 Glenn Ave, Covington, KY 41015. Online condolences can be made at

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Linnemann Funeral Homes Burlington

1940 Burlington Pike
10:00 am

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church

5876 Veterans Way
Burlington, KY 41005

Willow View Cemetery

Address: 2500 Neff Road Dayton, OH 45414
12:00 am - 12:00 am

Violet Marie Gay


To the family,

To the family of Mrs. Gay, please accept my sincere condolences. I am truly sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort be with you at this tragic time. (2nd Corinthians 1:3,4)
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Sorry for your loss

Dear John and family.
I’m sorry to hear of Violet’s passing. I had the privilege of going through the RCIA program with her and she was a delight, a true Christian and friend. Praying for you all at this sad time.

Monica Hensley

Dale & Colette Lazzaro Condolence

Dear Johnny, Tina and family,

We are sorry for your loss and are sending our thoughts and prayers. May God bless you and your family in these trying times.