Mrs. Jeanne L. Serviss, 83, of 5 Belmont Ave, passed away Tuesday evening, October 26, 2010 at Massena Memorial Hospital, she had been in failing health for the past few years.
Jeanne was born May 20, 1937 in Massena, the daughter of Joseph H. and Helen “Nellie” Gardner Dupuis. She attended schools in Helena and Sacred Heart School. She graduated from Massena High School in 1944. She married Kenneth H. Serviss on August 31, 1946 at Sacred Heart Rectory with Rev. Bernard Kellogg, officiating.
Jeanne was a homemaker and was a communicant of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. She was a member of League of the Sacred Heart and former member of the Women of the Moose and Massena Senior Citizens. She enjoyed babysitting, working and watching her grandchildren play sports.
She is survived by her husband, Kenneth; four sons, Robert Serviss and his wife, Susan of Phoenix, AZ, Bruce Serviss and his wife, Sue of Massena, Timothy Serviss and his companion, Connie Leggue of Massena and James Serviss and his wife, Kathy of Massena; a daughter-in-law, Julie Serviss, Phoenix, AZ; and 13 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her son, Kenneth H. Serviss, Jr. on September 13, 2006; four sisters, Veronica Pratt, Mary Brassard, Hope Mirigali, and Helen Sherman; and a brother, Benjamin Dupuis.
Friends may call Thursday 4-8 p.m. at the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, where funeral services will be held at 8:00 p.m. Burial will be held privately at Calvary Cemetery, Massena.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Condolences may be made online at www.donaldsonfh.com.