Jeanette M. Feisthamel

May 14, 2012

WATERTOWN, N.Y.  —  Jeanette M. Feisthamel, 68, of 511 A East Hoard St., passed away Sunday, May 13, at Samaritan Medical Center. 

Born March 8, 1944, in Watertown, a daughter of Gerald H. and Mary Mahon Paris, she received her GED while living with her sister and brother-in-law in Oklahoma.

She married Bernard F. Feisthamel on May 6, 1967, at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church with Rev. Benoit Dostie officiating. Mr. Feisthamel died Nov. 24, 1979. 

Mrs. Feisthamel was employed with the Golden Gables Adult Home on Academy Street, a cashier for K-Mart for ten years and most recently Kinney Drug Store on Coffeen Street until this past February, leaving due to her illness. 

She enjoyed bingo, lottery tickets, watching medical shows and mysteries, spending time with her family. 

She was a kind and loving mother, sister and friend. 

Surviving are a son Travis, Watertown; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Richard and Judy Paris, Liverpool, Donald and Donna Paris, Hampstead, N.C., Robert Paris, Watertown; six sisters and three brothers-in-law, Gloria McCoy, Tylerville, Beverly and Vernon Monroe, Willmington, N.C., Carol Beltz, Menifee, Calif., Mary Lou and Joseph Fayette, Watertown, Dianne Paris, Watertown, Donna and Mark McGregor, Watertown; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. 

A daughter, Lori Feisthamel, and a brother, Gerald A. “Jug Head” Paris, both died before her. 

Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, at D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. A prayer service will be held 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, at the funeral home with a 10 a.m. funeral Mass at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church with Rev. Richard Kennedy officiating. Burial will be in Sanford Corners Cemetery. 

Contributions may be made to Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Carlton and Elm Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263. 

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Information provided by D.L. Calarco Funeral Home and, Watertown