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Jeannette D. Jones

July 6, 1938 ~ August 14, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old


Saugerties – Jeannette D. Jones, 85, passed away, Monday, August 14, 2023, at the Northern Dutchess Hospital. 

Jeannette was born July 6, 1938 in Brooklyn, the daughter of Joseph J. and Helen Veronica (Fathauer) Jones.  Along with her 8 siblings, she grew up there, attended Bishop McDonald Memorial High School and received her training as a registered nurse at Kings County Hospital.  During her 50 plus years as an RN she worked at Northern Dutchess Hospital, Yale Hospital, Sloan-Kettering, St. Luke’s, Vassar and as a homecare advocacy nurse for United Health Care. Later in life Jeannette combined her medical training and experiences with her passion to help people live healthier lives and became an independent Shaklee distributor. She promoted her own health through yoga and tennis. 

She was a member of the Amazing Grace Church in Catskill, NY.

Jeannette is survived by her children, Dennis Nesel, and his wife Jeanette of Germantown, Gerard Nesel and his wife Joanie of St. Augustine, Fl, John Nesel, Sr. of Vintonton, NY, and Helen Nesel-Knapp of Rhinebeck.  In addition, she is survived by her grandchildren, Meghan, John, Thomas, Molly, Melody (Andrew), Daniel, Becky, Hunter and Lily, six great grandchildren, Emily, Aiden, Kinsley, Alex, Cody and Caleb; and three siblings, John, JoAnne and James. 

Memorial services will be Friday August 25th, 2:00 PM, at the Amazing Grace Church, 5073 NYS Route 32, Catskill, NY, 12414.

Memorial donations may be made to the Amazing Grace Church, PO Box 398, Catskill, NY, 12414


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Memorial Service
August 25, 2023

2:00 PM
Amazing Grace Church
5073 NYS Route 32
Catskill, NY 12414


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