Jean Parkhurst

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Jean A. Parkhurst, 74, of Mohawk, passed away peacefully with loving family by her side on Thursday May 30, 2019


Jean was born on July 18, 1944 in Ilion. She was the daughter of the late Jean and Minnie Rowland Jennett DeLisle. She was a graduate of Little Falls High School.  On May 15, 1965 she was united in marriage to Kenneth Parkhurst Sr.


Jean is survived, by her loving husband, Ken of 54 loving and wonderful years; her children Melissa, Kenneth Jr., Randy and Kevin and their respective spouses; grandchildren Tiffany & Adam Parkhurst, Stephanie, Kevin Jr., William “Willie” and Vivienne Parkhurst; sister Mary and her husband William Engelbrecht and brother John and his wife Nancy Del isle.  She also leaves several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.  Jean is predeceased by her parents Minnie and Jean, a sister Elizabeth Jennett, and brothers Charles and Albert Jennett Jr.


Jean’s family wish to extend their heartfelt gratitude to Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown and to the doctors, nurses and staff for their exceptional care for Jean and their compassion shown to the family.


Friends & Family may call on Sunday June 2 from 4 to 7 pm at the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home Inc. 100 Otsego St. in Ilion. A Mass of Christian burial, for Jean, will be held on Monday June 3, 2019 at 10:30 am at The Church of The Annunciation, in Ilion. Fr. Paul Catena will officiate.  Interment will follow in the Mohawk Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions in Jean’s name may be made to “Friends of Bassett” 1 Atwell St. in Cooperstown. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.


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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunday, June 2, 2019
Whiter-Hendrix Inc
100 Otsego St.
Ilion, New York, United States
Calling Hours

Mass of Christian Burial

10:30 am
Monday, June 3, 2019
Church of The Annunciation
West St.
Ilion, New York, United States
315 894 3766


11:45 am
Monday, June 3, 2019
Mohawk Cemetery
John St.
Mohawk, New York, United States
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