Jeanette R. Edus, 84, Three Mile Bay

THREE MILE BAY, NY — Jeanette Ruth Edus, 84, of Church Street, Three Mile Bay, passed away Monday, Aug. 1, 2022, at home under the care of her family and Hospice of Jefferson County after a six-year battle with Dementia.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont.

Jeanette was born on Aug. 30, 1937, to the late Harry and Mildred (Cummings) Jackson in Three Mile Bay. She attended Lyme Central Schools and received her GED a few years later.

Jeanette married Larry Edus on Jan. 16, 1958.

She was a past member of the Three Mile Bay Fireman’s Auxiliary. She was also a member of the Women’s Bayview Club, and the Three Mile Bay United Methodist Church where she was a Eucharist Minister for several years.

Jeanette is survived by her husband Larry; a daughter Sandra (Joseph) McGuire, Three Mile Bay; a son Shawn Edus; a daughter-in-law, Denise Edus, Chaumont; along with four grandchildren: Eric McGuire, Jared McGuire, Brooke Edus, and Arianna Edus. She is also survived by two step grandchildren, Joshua Mason and David Favert; a sister, Mary Lowe, Watertown; and several nieces and nephews.

Jeanette is predeceased by her parents, a daughter, Nancy Edus, who passed shortly after birth, and a brother Harry Jackson Jr.

Calling hours will be held 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, with a funeral service at 3 p.m. at the Three Mile Bay United Methodist Church, 8580 NYS Rt 12E, Three Mile Bay, NY.. A burial will be held immediately following at New Cedar Grove Cemetery in Chaumont, NY.

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