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Jeanette Walters

April 9th, 1950 – May 6th, 2016

Mary “Jeanette” Walters, 66, of Astoria, passed away at 12:47 am on Friday, May 6, 2016 at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb. She was born on April 9, 1950 in Macomb, the daughter of Whitney and Mary Ellen (Hickle) Mercer. She married David Walters in 1968 in Vermont.

Survivors include her daughter, Katy Smith of Astoria, grandson, Lars Smith of Astoria, mother, Mary Ellen Farwell of Astoria, brother, Bruce (and Anita) Mercer of Vermont, step-daughter, Patricia Hayes of Havana, 3 step-sons, Joe (and Jenny) Hayes of Astoria, Brian (and Crystal) Hayes of Astoria and Tony (and Shantell) Hayes of Vermont, numerous step-grandchildren, nephews and 1 great-niece.

She is preceded in death by her father, Whitney Mercer.

Jeanette was a housekeeper at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville. She was a member of the Vermont Methodist Church when she was younger. She enjoyed camping, fishing and wild flowers.

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. Pastor Ken Peterson will be officiating. A visitation will take place from 6 to 8 pm on Monday, May 9, 2016. Interment will be in the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Astoria. Memorials may be made to the Jeanette Walters Memorial Fund.

Condolences


May 6th, 2016

We are so very sorry for your loss. Randall and Sharon Stracker

May 6th, 2016

So sorry Katy and family for your loss she was a wonderful lady.

May 6th, 2016

I am so sorry to hear this. Sending you all love and prayers. Amanda Cripe

May 6th, 2016

So sorry for your loss. sending love and prayers to all. Angela Paul and family

May 6th, 2016

So sorry to hear about Jeanette. You're in our thoughts & prayers. Mark & Mary S Clayton

May 6th, 2016

So very sorry for your great lost you all will be in my thoughts and prayers! Bill and Rosie Brockley!

May 6th, 2016

Prayers and hugs that you may have peace in this time of sorrow. Love to Mary Ellen, Katie, Patty, Joe and the rest of the family.

May 6th, 2016

So very sorry for your loss. Jeanette was a fabulous lady & I'm so glad that my mom had her as a best friend!! ❤️ Lacey welch and family

May 6th, 2016

Our hearts are broken.

May 6th, 2016

So sorry for your loss of Jeanette! I went to school with her and she was a good friend! Our thoughts & prayers are with all of your families! Glad she is at peace now! May God give you comfort & strength to get through this sad time! Peg and Mike Davis

May 6th, 2016

So sorry for your loss, Katy. : (
--Krea

May 6th, 2016

So sorry for your loss...Special prayers for Katy, Mary Ellen, and Bruce...praying to God to draw you close and give you peace and comfort in the days ahead. May you find joy in the many fond memories you shared together as Mother, Daughter, and Sister over the years...though death can steal our loved ones, even so it cannot steal the years of memories locked safely in our hearts! God Bless you all, and please know you are in our thoughts and prayers! "Butch" and LaRita Maloney



















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May 6th, 2016

So, so very sorry for your loss! Prayers for Mary and the whole family.

May 6th, 2016

We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers for her entire family and loved ones. Rick and Kathy Heller and family

May 6th, 2016

So sorry to hear of Jeanette's passing, worked with her at the hospital. Bertie

May 6th, 2016

So saddened to hear about your family's loss. Jeanette was such a sweet friendly person who will be missed. Take Care. Steve, Pam Burget & family.

May 7th, 2016

So sorry for your loss. I got to know her at the hospital. She was a great lady. I will miss her greatly.

May 7th, 2016

So sorry for for your loss of Jeanette. Mary Ellen, Bruce, Katy and all the family, you have my sincerest sympathies. JoEllen (Myers) and Randy Doyle.

May 7th, 2016

Sorry to hear Jeanette passed away. Worked with her at the hospital. She was a very nice person. Janet Royer

May 7th, 2016

Such a true fighter. Our sincere sympathy to a wonderful, caring, lady. Bob & Deb Young

May 7th, 2016

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Betty Bucher and Amy (Bucher) Wear

May 7th, 2016

Sorry for your loss and prayers be with you Marv and Marilyn Biesenthal

May 7th, 2016

sorry for your loss Katy Thinking of you. C.Hopkins

























May 7th, 2016

Sorry to hear of her loss. Prayers are with your family. Whitney and Joe Parrillo

May 7th, 2016

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May 7th, 2016

So sorry for your loss. She will be missed. Roberta Oest

May 7th, 2016

So sorry for your loss, my prayers are with you. Nancy Thomas

May 7th, 2016

So sorry for your family's loss. Chuck and Melinda Barclay

May 7th, 2016

Sorry to hear of Jeanett's passing . Worked with her at Culbertson .We had a lot of fun Charlene Wise

May 8th, 2016

So sorry for your loss! I have many fond memories of Jeanette. I grew up around that family and will cherish those memories always. Take care!
Misty Workman

May 8th, 2016

Thinking of all the family during this grieving time. We will always love you, Jeanette. Sherry, Alan and Jacob

May 11th, 2016

Dear Mary Ellen and family we send our deepest condolences for the loss of such a wonderful person Jeanette will be greatly missed our love and prayers are with you. Glenn's parry Tammy and Tony Baldry

May 31st, 2016

Please accept my most heartfelt condolences. During these difficult times may you find comfort in family and friends. Please remember to throw all your anxiety upon God, because he cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7. My condolences.