Mary Lorraine Thomas

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Mary Lorraine(Bisson) Thomas, formally of Roxbury, NY died peacefully at Eden Springs Nursing Home, Crawfordsville FL on November 18, 2018. She was 93. She was born in Campbleton, New Brunswick,Canada on September 29, 1925, the daughter of Almar Francis Bisson and Gertrude Hunter (Bellanger) Bisson. She graduated from Campbleton High School in 1943. She lived in St. John N.B. for a few years and moved to Montreal, Canada with her parents in 1948, where she was employed at Red Rose Tea Co. in Montreal. She met her husband Jacques Emile (Jack) Thomas in Montreal and they were married there on May 16, 1953. She was predeceased by her husband Jack, who died on May 19, 1998 in Crawfordville, FL.

Jack and Lorraine had many wonderful friends and memories while living in Roxbury, and they still do to this day. In November, 1961, Jack and Lorraine and family moved from Montreal to Roxbury, where they bought and operated a dairy and beef farm on West Settlement Rd. In 1965 they sold the farm and moved to town, and eventually built a new home in the village. Jack worked for the State of NY and Lorraine worked for Morse Insurance and later Midrox Insurance, in Roxbury until she retired in 1990.

Then after that Jack and Lorraine went to Crawfordville, FL to be with their daughter and grandchildren. Lorraine is survived by her son, Michael Emile Francis Thomas and Doreen Cheryl (Rowe) Thomas of Kingston, NY and a daughter Margot Louise (Thomas) Jenkins of Crawfordville FL. as well as five grandchildren; Jacques Emile (Jack) Thomas of Kingston and Clifton Park, NY, Rene’ (Jenkins) Kaiser of Delanson, NY, Angela Jenkins of Catskill, NY, Aaron Jenkins of Monroe, NC, and Michael Dauner of Port Ewen, NY. Seven great grandchildren also survive including Josh Dauner of Port Ewen, NY. Ella, Eligah and Caleb Kaiser of Delanson, NY, and Kate, Ezra and Grey Jenkins of Monroe, NC,

Jack and Lorraine will be laid to rest together on June 22, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Roxbury Cemetery not far from their home in town. Anyone is welcomed to attend. There will be a get together after the service at the Gould Dutch Reformed Church carriage house. Any one is welcome to attend this also.

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