Funeral services for
Jefferson Thornton III , age 23, of Adams Ave., Ogdensburg, will be held on
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church with
Rev. Robert Longbottom officiating. Calling hours will be held Tuesday the 24th,
2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Frary Funeral Home. Mr. Thornton passed away unexpectedly at his home on November 20, 2009.
He survived by his daughter, Kaydence, his parents,
Jefferson and Dawn Thornton, his brother Jake, and sister Jessica; his paternal
grandfather Jefferson Thornton Senior; his maternal grandmother, Beatrice
Conger, all of Ogdensburg; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is predeceased by his maternal grandfather,
Robert Love Senior, and his paternal grandmother, Jean Thornton.
Mr. Thornton was born
on November 13th, 1986, in Ogdensburg, the son of Jefferson and Dawn
Love Thornton. He graduated from O.F.A.
in 2005. While attending OFA, he enjoyed playing hockey, baseball and
football. He worked at the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center, as a therapy
He enjoyed hunting on his land in DePuyster, fishing,
playing volleyball, and cooking wild game.
Donations may be made to the Kaydence Thornton Trust Fund in
care of St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union.