GREAT BEND, NY — Jean Marie Deshaw Huntley, 89, passed away with her loving family by her side on June 18, 2019, in San Luis Obispo, CA.
Jean was born July 29, 1929, in Deferiet, NY, to parents Percy and Carrie Deshaw, along with twin sister Jane Dixon.
Jean married Fred Huntley April 3, 1949, and together owned a dairy farm for over 50 years in Great Bend, NY. They also created and ran the Prime Time Country Club for years.
Jean was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Jean loved to travel and above all else spending time with her family.
She was a very kind person and always had a warm smile.
She resided with her daughter Christie, and son-in-law William Breza for the past 10 ½ years between Arizona and California.
She is survived by her daughters and their husbands, Carrie and Eric Wiley of Oro Valley, Arizona, Kelley and David Bucciero of Hampton, NH, Christie and William Breza of Paso Robles, CA, and son Sidney Huntley and partner Kim Yong of Great Bend, NY, a brother and his wife, Larry and Nancy Deshaw of Clayton, her twin sister, Jane Dixon of Sarasota, FL and a sister-in-law, Mary Deshaw of Canastota. She is also survived by grandchildren Erica, Althea, Cody, Marlayna, Lauren, and Emily, as well as great grandchildren Gordon and Aribella.
She was preceded in death by husband Fred Huntley, infant daughter Christine Huntley, parents Percy and Carrie Deshaw, brother Carleton Deshaw, and nephew Richard Huntley, whom she helped raise.
A graveside ceremony will be held 11 a.m. July 27, 2019, in Hillside Cemetery in
Champion, NY, to celebrate Jeans’ life.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wilshire Hospice, 285 South Street, Suite J, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-5037.
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