Jane M. Tharrett, 69, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at her home. A funeral service will be held Saturday, July 24th at 11:00 a.m. at the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur with Judy Sibley, lay speaker of the Spragueville United Methodist Church officiating and burial in East Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur. Calling hours are this evening, Friday, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Jane was born in Antwerp on January 14, 1941, the daughter of Timothy and Jessie Swan Babcock. She graduated from high school in the Albany area and was employed at the Groveton Paper Company in Natural Dam. Jane also had worked as a home healthcare aide. Jane enjoyed playing bingo and using the computer.
Jane is survived by two daughters and a son, Shelley Tharrett, Sherri Mandigo, and Leroy “Fred” Tharrett Jr. and his wife Tammy, all of Gouverneur; nine grandchildren, and six great grandchildren; a brother, Ernie Babcock of Florida; a sister, Madola “Tillie” LaMontague of Syracuse; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by an infant son and several brothers and sisters.
Memorial donations may be made to the Gouverneur Vol. Fire Department or the American Diabetes Association.