John E. Thurston

Oneida Dispatch 
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 1972 
 
JOHN E. THURSTON 
 
 John E. Thurston, 77, of 115 West Elm St., was pronounced dead on arrival last evening at the 
Oneida City Hospital, following a heart attack at his home.  Born in Munnsville April 7, 1894, he was 
the son of Marshall and Claire Taylor Thurston. He had been a lifelong resident of the area. He was 
married to the former Mary Miller, who died June 17, 1966.  Mr. Thurston was a retired employee of 
the Olney and Floyd Canning Co. 
 He was a veteran of World War I, having served in the Army. He was a member of the American 
legion Post 169. 
 Surviving are one brother, Louis Thurston of Rochester; one niece, Mrs. Howard (Etta May) Lehr or 
Rochester; one nephew, Earl Thomas in Florida; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Mina Thurston, with whom he 
had resided; and several other nieces and nephews. 

Date: Friday, May 21, 1999 04:27 PM

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