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Jackson, Gary R.
MARION: Passed away suddenly on October 10, 2011 at the age of 64. He was predeceased by his parents, Ralph and Marie Jackson. Survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Joyce; daughters, Theresa (Robert) Tran of Pittsford and Karren (Jason) Kennedy of Fairport; grandchildren, Lucas, Riley, Jackson and Madeline; brother, Leonard (Nancy) of Carthage, NY and several nieces, nephews and beloved friends.
Friends and family are invited to call 4-7pm Friday at Stevens Funeral Home, 3896 Buffalo St., Marion, NY 14505, where the Funeral Service will be held Saturday 11 AM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to American Heart Assoc., Heart Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049 or the American Diabetes Association, Rochester, NY Office, 160 Allens Creek Road, Bldg. 160 1st floor, Rochester, NY 14618 or to The Canaltowns Snowmobilers Inc., 5352 E. Williamson Rd., Marion, NY 14505.
As reported Thursday, October 13, 2011, page 9, column 2 in Times of Wayne County, Macedon, New York.
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Rites Held for Ralph F. Jackson, 84
Ralph F. Jackson, 84, of 6100 Brookside Community, Lowville, and former resident of Martin St. Road, Carthage, died at 4:30 p.m. Thu., May 17, 2001, at the Hallmark Nursing Centre where he has resided since Feb. 7 of this year.
Funeral services were held Sat., May 19, at the Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard J. Zehr, pastor of the Croghan Mennonite Church, officiating. Burial was in Union Cemetery, Naumburg.
Memorial donations may be made to the Activities Fund at the Hallmark Nursing Centre, 1045 West St. Road, Carthage, NY 13619.
Surviving are his wife, Mae, a resident of a nursing home in New London, Conn.; two sons, Leonard C. and his wife, Nancy, of Carthage and Gary R. and his wife, Joyce, of Sodus; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Two sisters, Helen Wisner and Vera Hirschy, died before him.
He was born in Lowville on May 25,1916, the son of George and Mary Martin Jackson. He attended rural schools in the Naumburg area. He married Marie Kathryn Thesier in 1940. Mrs. Jackson died in May of 1970. He then married Mae Schmidt on June 2, 1972. For many years he operated a farm on Jackson Lane. He sold the farm in 1966 and worked for the Lehman & Zehr Company in Croghan until 1972. He then worked at the Carthage Machine Company as a carpenter and retired from there in 1979. The couple lived on the Martin St. Road for 28 years. They sold their home last year.
Mr. Jackson loved the outdoors, gardening and walking.
As reported Wednesday, May 23, 2001, page 6, column 3 in The Journal and Republican, Lowville, New York.
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Mrs. Melinia M. Thessier dies
Melina M. Thessier, 91, of the Lewis County Extended Care Facility, died Saturday, Oct 22, in Lewis County General Hospital where she had been a patient since Oct. 13.
A Mass of Christian Burial was said at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at St. Peter’s Church, Lowville, with Rev. Bernard Christman, past officiating. Burial was in Lowville Rural Cemetery.
Arrangements were with the Donald F. Virkler Funeral Home.
Surviving are two grandsons, Leonard Jackson, Carthage, and Gary Jackson, Sodus, and several nieces and nephews.
A daughter, Marie Jackson, and a sister, Marie Lalonde, died before her.
Born in Ormstorm, Que., Nov. 5, 1896, a daughter of Peter and Anna Thibeault Lalonde, she came to the United States in 1903.
She married Moses J. Thesier Nov. 26, 1917 in St. Francis Salanus Church, Harrisville, with Rev. Robert Duford officiating. Mr. Thesier died Feb. 25, 1949.
Mr. and Mrs. Thesier owned and operated a farm on the Sharp Road until 1945, when they moved to Sharp Street. While living on Sharp Street, Mrs. Thesier was a well-known seamstress in the area. She moved to the Extended Care Facility in 1982.
She was a communicant of St. Peter’s Church and was active in church organizations.
As reported Wednesday, November 2, 1988, page 11, columns 5-6 in The Journal and Republican, Lowville, New York.
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M. Jackson Aged 51, Dies
Mrs. Marie T. Jackson, 51, wife of Ralph F. Jackson, Carthage R.D.l, died May 11 at 11 p.m. in Lewis County General Hospital, Lowville, where she had been a patient six days.
Born in Lowville Nov. 24, 1918, daughter of Mose and Melena LaLone Thesier, she was graduated from Lowville Academy in 1938.
On June 12, 1939, she married Mr. Jackson in the rectory of St. Peter’s Church, Lowville. The couple had resided on the Naumburg Road since their marriage where they operated a farm. Mr. Jackson is a carpenter for Lehman and Zehr Lumber Company.
Mrs. Jackson was a member of Naumburg United Methodist Church.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her mother, Mrs. Melena Thesier, Lowville; two sons, Leonard, Carthage, and Gary, Sodus, and three grand children.
The funeral was May 14 at 2 p.m. in Bossuot Funeral Home, Rev. Byron Esch, pastor of Naumburg United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial was in Union Free Cemetery, Naumburg.
As reported Wednesday, May 20, 1970, page 14, column 4 in The Journal and Republican, Lowville, New York.
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WED IN SODUS – Miss Joyce Anne Fletcher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Fletcher, Sodus, was married to Gary R. Jackson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Jackson, Carthage, Aug. 17 at 11 a.m. to Third Methodist Church, Sodus.
Rev. Thomas Brown, pastor, officiated.
Matron of honor was Mrs. Paul DeKue, Marion, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Miss Patricia DeMarree, Sodas, Miss Kathleen Jackson, Settees Falls, and Mrs. Kevin VanAlstine, Victor.
Best man was Leonard Jackson, Carthage, brother of the groom. Ushers were John Fletcher, Waterloo, brother of the bride, Louis Abel and Gary Walseman, both of Carthage.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Hotel Frederick, Alton.
After a wedding trip to Cape Cod, the couple will be at home at 6 State Street, Sodus.
Guests were present from Lowville, Carthage, Rochester, Savannah, Waterloo, Victor, Palmyra, Marten, Seneca Falls and Parish.
The bride is a graduate of Sodus Central School, Sodus, and is employed by the Rochester Telephone Company in the payroll department.
The groom, a graduate of Beaver River Central School, Beaver Falls, is employed by Ailing Lander Company, Inc., Sodus.
As reported Thursday, August 22, 1968, page 11, column 8 in The Journal and Republican, Lowville, New York.
Miss Nancy Aletha Lyndaker, daughter at Mr. and Mrs. Peter Lyndaker, became the bride of Leonard Jackson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Jackson, Carthage, Saturday, Aug. 31, at 11 a.m. in St. Stephen’s Church with Rev. Reginald Baliman, O. F. M., officiating.
The altar was decorated with gladioli and mums. Mrs. Nina Schneeberger was organist and soloist.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length white organza gown with bateau neckline, short sleeves, fitted midriff and controlled skirt. The gown was trimmed with venise lace at the neck, midriff and skirt. She wore a bouffant imported illusion veil, caught to a cluster of organza flowers, and carried a cascade of red and white sweetheart roses.
Maid of honor was Mrs. Ronald Bush, Croghan, sister of the bride. She wore a floor length gown of turquoise cotton brocade and carried a bouquet of yellow and pink carnations.
Bridesmaids were Sally Zehr, Castorland, and Cheryl Aubel, Lowville, cousin of the bride. They wore floor length gowns of turquoise cotton brocade and carried bouquets of yellow and pink carnations. Best man was Gary Jackson, brother of the groom. Ushers were Martin Hirschey and Robert Wisner, Lowwille, cousins of the groom. Ring bearer was Jeffrey Virkler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Virkler, nephew of the bride. Flower girl was Judi Bauer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bauer, Adams, niece of the bride. She wore a floor length gown of white cotton brocade with a turquoise sash and carried a basket of assorted flowers.
The bride’s mother wore a cranberry sheath with cranberry and patent acessories and wore a corsage of white roses. The groom’s mother wore a light green lace dress with white acessories and a corsage of white roses.
A reception was held at Belfort Inn from 1 to 4 p.m. with approximately 200 guests pres- ent.
The bride chose a turquoise Jersey dress with matching mohair jacket as her going away outfit.
As reported Thursday, September 12, 1963, page 10, column 4 in The Journal and Republican, Lowville, New York.
MOSES J THESIER
Moses J. Thesier, 64, died at 4 a.m. Friday at his home of a heart condition. Mr. Thesier resided at 67 Sharp st., Lowville.
Born Nov 10, 1884 at Bourgett, Ontario, he was the son of Moses and Rosanna Charritte Thesier. On Nov. 26, 1917 he married the former Miss Molena Lalonde in Harrisville. After his marriage the couple moved to a farm on the West rd., near Hamblins Corners. Four years ago they retired and moved to Lowville. Having lived at his present home for three years. Mr. Thesier was employed for that time at Jacques Hardware co. He retired from that position in January because of ill health. He was a member of St. Peter’s church and the Holy Name society of the church.
Funeral services were held on Monday at 9 a.m. from the home and at 9:30 from St. Peter’s church. Burial will be in Rural cemetery in the spring.
Surviving are his widow; one daughter, Mrs. Ralph Jackson of Carthage; two grandchildren; seven brothers, Joseph and William of Syracuse, Louis of Chittenango, Medias of Adams, Leo of Carthage, Albert of Rutland Vt., Anthony of Elk Lake, Ont.; a sister, Mrs. Leland Lashbrook of Buffalo; and a half-brother, Napoleon Thesier of Copenhagen.
As reported Thursday, March 3, 1949, page 7 columns 2-3 in The Lowville Leader, Lowville, New York.
CARD OF THANKS We sincerely wish to express our deep thanks and appreciation to all those who sent flowers, cards, donated cars, and helped us in any way during out recent sorrow when our beloved husband and father passed away. (Signed) Mrs. Moses Thesier, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Jackson and family.
As reported Thursday, March 24, 1949, page 7, column 5 in The Journal and Republican, Lowville, New York.
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25th Anniversary Observed
A large company of friends and neighbors gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Thesier Wednesday evening, Nov 25th, to help them celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary.
The affair was a complete surprise and proved very enjoyable to all present.
Progressive euchre was played, first prizes being awarded to Bertha Murphy and Gerald Henry; consolation to Mrs. R.E. Shaffrey and Billy Fitch.
A covered dish supper was served, the main feature being a huge pyramid wedding cake made by Mrs. Charles Percoski.
Moses Thesier and Malena Lalonde were married at Harrisville Nov 26, 1917, by Rev. Father Duford and since that time have resided on the West Road where they have many friends who wish them many more years of happy wedded life. They were presented with a purse of money and several gifts of silver.
As reported Thursday, December 3, 1942, page 1, column 1 in The Journal and Republican, Lowville, New York
JACKSON-THESB NUPTIALS MONDAY
The marriage of Miss Katherine Marie Thesier, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Thesier, of West Lowville, to Ralph Frederick Jackson, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Jackson, of Carthage, took place at 10:00 a. m. Monday morning, June 12th at the rectory of St. Peter’s Church. Rev. Msgr. George L. Murray officiated.
The bride was becomingly attired in poudre blue chiffon with white accessories and carried white Killarney roses and sweet peas.
She was attended by Mrs. Marion Woodard Hofer, a recent bride and a former classmate. She wore a flesh-colored satin dress with white accessories and carried pink briar-cliff roses and sweet peas.
For her going away costume the bride chose a grey wool suit with navy blue accessories.
Mrs. Jackson is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Thesier and was a member of the 1938 graduating class of Lowville Academy. Since her graduation she has resided at home.
Mr. Jackson attended the Carthage High School and is now employed by the Becker Roofing Company at Watertown.
A wedding dinner was served at the bride’s home to the immediate families and the happy couple left for a week’s trip to Niagara Falls. Upon their return they will reside in Carthage.
As reported Thursday, June 15, 1939, page 1, column 3 in Black River Democrat, Lowville, New York.