SPOKANE, WA — Jeanne Marie Galford, 69, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 5.
Born on April 22, 1944, in Saratoga Springs, she is predeceased by her parents Thomas and Grace (Herrick) Dunn.
Jeanne was a telephone switchboard operator after graduating from Saratoga High School in 1963, and later a homemaker who raised her sons from her first marriage to Robert O’Connor.
Once her sons had entered school , she returned to work where she held various office and bookkeeping jobs with her most favorite places to work being at Sealed Air in Scotia and Northwestern Construction, Inc. in Spokane, Washington.
Jeanne moved where her family life took her and after a short marriage to Frank Galford when she lived in Waverly, Ohio, she returned to Glenville in the early 1990s to be closer to her mother.
Then Jeanne moved to Spokane, Washington, in 2000, to be nearer to her grandsons.
Survivors include three sons, Kevin O’Connor of Cincinnati, Ohio; Patrick (Marcie) O’Connor of Spokane, Washington; and Sean O’Connor of Seattle. Jeanne also had two grandsons, Ian and Evan O’Connor of Spokane, Washington; one sister, Carole (Jim) Mills of Broadalbin; and a niece and nephew and their families.
No service will be held per Jeanne’s wishes and she will be laid to rest in Greenridge Cemetery in Saratoga Springs at a later date this summer.
Arrangements are under the direction of the William J. Burke & Sons/Bussing & Cunniff Funeral Homes of 628 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs (584-5373).
Online remembrances may be made at www.burkefuneralhome.com.