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A Funeral Mass for Theresa M. French, 83 of Brasher Falls will be celebrated Wednesday morning at 11AM at St. Patrick's Church with the Rev. Patrick Ratigan officiating. Visitation will be held Tuesday evening at the Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop from 7-9PM. Burial will take place in the Spring at the convenience of the family. Mrs. French passed away Saturday February 6, 2010 in the comfort of her home with the love and support of her family by her side. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Basil; her children, Annette and Bob Keenan of Ford City, PA, Alan and Ann French of Brasher Falls, NY, Susie and Tom Liberty of Norfolk, NY, Elizabeth and Steve Fobare of Lawrenceburg, KY, and Carl and Kim French of Brasher Falls, NY, ten grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.Also two sisters; Mary Ellen Prosper of Fountain Hills, AZ, Shirley Grow of Oilville, VA, and one brother; Robert Faucher of Chapel Hill, NC. Theresa was predeceased by her son Clark French in 1989, four brothers and one sister. Mrs. French was born on February 15, 1926 in Connecticut, to the late Joseph and Rose (Chartier) Faucher. She was a graduate of Massena Central High School. On December 7, 1945 she was married to Basil R. French. Theresa was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church in Brasher Falls. Theresa was a devoted homemaker. She did work as a nurses aid for a short time at Canton-Potsdam hospital, but her heart was in her home and family. She enjoyed all the essential's of caring for the household, baking, cooking, gardening, and craftwork. She took pleasure in quilting, which she had a knack for. Going to camp was a family outing that she and Basil were truly fond of. By family's request please omit floral offerings and consider memorial donations in Theresa's honor to; Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley Inc. or Tri-Town Volunteer Rescue Squad. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
St. Patrick Church
836 State Highway 11C
Brasher Falls, New York, United States
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