Mary (Gilbert) Thurston
(April 14, 1915 - December 7, 1999)
Thursday, Dec. 9, 1999
Suffield, Conn - Mary (Gilbert) Thurston, 84, of Suffield, Conn., died
Tuesday, Dec. 7, 1999, at a local nuring home.
She was born on April 14, 1915, in Stockbridge, N.Y., the daughter of the
late Warren J. and Bertha Holdridge Gilbert and lived in Suffield over 49
Mrs. Thurston was the wife of the late Herman I. Thurston.
Mrs. Thurston graduated from Cazenovia Junior College and Syracuse
She retired from the state of Connecticut as a Senior Social Worker.
Mrs. Thurston also worked for the town of Suffield as a Social Worker. In
that position, she was instrumental in setting up the Minibus Program and
establishing the Day Program for the Elderly and Disabled and the Meals on
Mrs. Thurston took leadership roles for the AARP (American Association of
Retired Persons), The Mapleton Literary Club and various positions for the
First Church of Christ in Suffield, including the Women's Fellowship Group
and Sunday School.
Mary showered many kindnesses on her friends, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces
Date: Wednesday, February 02, 2000 09:47 AM
Madison Co. Families