Rose Marie Thurston

Rose Marie Thurston

Rose Marie Thurston, 84, of Dunkirk passed peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday evening (Oct. 1, 2019) at her home.

She was born Dec. 6, 1934 in Perrysburg, NY, the daughter of the late Clyde Alton and Marie (Velsey) Jacques. Rose Marie had been employed by J. N. Adams and was a wonderful homemaker. She enjoyed facebook and keeping up with her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, as well as her nieces, nephews, and family and friends.

Survivors include her five children, Mark (Analyn) Thurston, Dennis (Kathy) Thurston, Ann (Don) Cornell, Christine (late Byrant) Knowles, and Jenny (David) Hubacher; and one sister, Flo (Jacques) Larson.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard T. Thurston; and one brother, Delos Jacques.

Memorial services will be held Sunday Oct. 13, at 1 p.m. in the Dunkirk Moose Club, 296 Lake Shore Dr. West, Dunkirk. Arrangements are by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.