The funeral for Jessie M. Stines will be 2pm Saturday, February 15th, 2014, at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. Calling hours will precede the service from 12:00pm – 2:00pm.
Mrs. Stines died Wednesday, February 12th at the Samaritan Medical Center. She was 80 years old.
Jessie was born in Hermon, NY December 8th, 1933, a daughter to William J. and Ida B. Ward Kennedy. She graduated from Sackets Harbor in 1952 with her high school diploma. On January 7th, 1954 she married Walter Stines at Asbury Methodist Church in Watertown.
Surviving besides her husband, Walter, are 3 sons: Joseph, Syracuse, John, Sackets Harbor, Edward, Rochester; 2 granddaughters: Julia and Elise; a brother: Don Kennedy, Watertown; 2 sisters: Linda and Jean, Watertown; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A brother, Henry, passed before her in 2000.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 357, Watertown, New York 13601.
Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc.
Online condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.