A Jeanne's Story
OTEGO - A Jeanne Thomas (nee Terry) 90, passed away peacefully the morning of June 3, 2017, at home in Otego, where her daughter took care of her for 13 years.
Jeanne was born in Deposit to Leslie and Francis Terry on Aug. 6, 1926.
Jeanne was retired from Astrocom.
She and her husband, Ardo Keith Thomas, lived on Goodyear Lake, until the late 1980s when they relocated to Edgewater, Florida, for many years.
They traveled a lot in their mobile home(s) and loved camping. In 2005, they returned to New York and lived at her daughter's house in Otego.
Jeanne was predeceased by her husband, Keith; son, Alan "Tim" Keith; and grandson, Thomas Bruzee.
She is survived by her daughter, Cindy and her husband, Dan Strauss, with whom she lived; son, Ardo Terry Thomas and his wife, Bonnie; daughter, Diane Girndt; grandsons, Dennis Blackman and Cary Girndt; great-grandsons, Jason and James Blackman; brother, Jack and Edna Terry; and sisters, Jan "Muff" Phillips and Jo Cole.
At Jeanne's request there will be no calling hours.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery in Bainbridge at 2 p.m., Saturday June 10. Friends and family members are welcome to attend.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Ottman Funeral Home, Cherry Valley.
Published on June 8, 2017