Angier and Gynna Ames Obituary

Angier Moseley Ames (1947-2018) and Gynna Gutshaw Ames (1947-2018) Angier Moseley Ames, 71, and Gynna Gutshaw Ames, 70, of Hamilton, Massachusetts and Port Orange, Florida passed away on March 31, 2018. Angier and Gynna died doing something they loved, flying back from a vacation in the Caribbean in their Lancair airplane. Angier, the son of Ellen and Oliver Ames, was born in Boston MA and grew up in Beverly Farms, MA. Gynna, the daughter of Dorothy and Kenneth Gutshaw, was born in Charlestown, WV and grew up in Port Washington, NY. Prior to retirement, Angier had a career spanning from financial advisor to manufacturing to running a successful wine/beer distributorship. Gynna taught fifth grade at Brookwood School for over 20 years before retiring in 2015. Gynna and Angier were married at Saint Johns Church in Beverly Farms, MA in 1983. Angier is survived by brothers Oliver Ames and Thomas Ames; his daughter Ellen Smith; son-in- law Chad Smith; grandsons Carter and Henry; and son Angier Moseley Ames Jr. Gynna is survived by her brother John Gutshaw; sister-in-law Laurie Gutshaw; daughter Taryn Hartnett; son-in-law Avery Chapman; granddaughter Gray Chapman; daughter Britten Tyler; son- in-law Wat Henry Tyler III; and grandson Wat Henry Tyler IV. A celebration of life will be held on May 19, 2018 at 11:00am at Brookwood School, 1 Brookwood Rd., Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to The Gynna and Angier Ames Endowment for Faculty Support, c/o Brookwood School, 1 Brookwood Rd., Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944, or Care Dimensions Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923.

Published in The Hamilton Chronicle from Apr. 13 to Apr. 26, 2018

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