Amy Mann

Amy S Mann

1962 - 2017

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Obituary of Amy Mann

Amy S. Mann

Sparrowbush, NY

Amy S. Mann of Sparrowbush passed away August 7, 2017, at Nyack Hospital, she was just 55.

Born Jun. 8, 1962, in New York City, she was the daughter of John L. and Ursula Poborsky.

She was a graduate of Tappan Zee High School, Orangeburg, and received an Associate’s Degree from Rockland Community College.

She was the owner and operator of Action Video in Monticello NY and was a lifetime Antique Dealer.

A family statement read: “She always wanted the world to smile, she was a very selfless person, constantly helping others! Amy enjoyed photography, antiquing, and exploring new destinations. You could always catch her saying that everything is “peachy keen!” Amy was never afraid of meeting new people and always had a good joke or an interesting story to tell. She will always be remembered for her great sense of humor and intelligent conversations, never shying from a challenge. Amy was always the life of the party, and would light up the room! You could always count on a huge smile and a twinkle from her sparkling green eyes. Amy’s wonderful sense of humor, love and respect for were passed on to all she met, especially her children. Amy loved animals and was always kind to all creatures big and small. She opened her home to all, never turning away a single stray. Amy Mann was an original one-of-a-kind person. She will be in our thoughts and hearts, having forever left her mark on everyone she met. Thank you for all your love and generosity.”

Surviving are her children, Chris and Matthew Mann, and her husband, Bruce Mann, a couple of cousins as well as several nieces and nephews; and her few remaining cats, whom were all rescues.

She was predeceased by her brothers, John L. Poborsky Jr. and Thomas Poborsky, her mother, Ursula Weber, and her father, John Poborsky Sr.

A small memorial service will be held in Rockland Lake State Park on Sun. Aug. 20, 2017 to honor her bright and outgoing personality.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Humane Society of Port Jervis/Deerpark, 202 US-209, Port Jervis, NY 12771

Funeral arrangements were by the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771. For more information or to send a condolence note to the family, visit