John J. Thurston

October 25, 1961 - October 10, 2022

"May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back May the sunshine warm your face, the rain fall soft upon your fields.."

Obituary of John J. Thurston

John J. Thurston entered into rest October 10, 2022. Born October 25, 1961 he was the son of John H. and Rosemary (Halbig) Thurston.

John was owner and operator of J. Thurston Contracting.

He was the beloved father of Jeffrey (Stephanie) Thurston, Benjamin Thurston and Rachel Thurston; cherished grandfather of Kylee, Aiden, Jennafer and Evan Thurston, Brayden and Rylee Vecchio; brother of Cynthia (Wayne) Culverwell and David Thurston; uncle of Lisa Spedding, Kyle and Brent Thurston.

Friends may call Monday October 17, 2022 from 3-7 PM at the Taylor & Reynolds Funeral Home, 70 Niagara Street, where services will be held at 7:00 PM. Burial will at the convenience of the family. Memorials to the family would be appreciated.


  1. Marianne Guth on October 12, 2022 at 8:05 pm

    Dear Sandy, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

  2. Teresa Thurston Wilson on October 12, 2022 at 11:20 pm

    My heart Is broken herring this news. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

  3. Paula Tice on October 13, 2022 at 1:49 pm

    Dear Ben Paula and noreen from Ridgeview
    Want you know your father was our angel and good friend. His kind mannerisms always left us grateful. We are truly saddened by your family’s loss. He will be missed dearly.

  4. Dan Oates on October 14, 2022 at 12:47 pm

    Cindy, my condolences to you and your extended family on John’s passing. I recall John from our Junior and Senior high school years. Always had a smile and a warm hello. May you be blessed with many fond memories of John.

    Dan Oates

  5. Kathleen Bischoff on October 14, 2022 at 4:49 pm

    I am truly heartbroken and so sorry for your loss. John was such a good man…did so much work on my house and was always there when I needed him. I was so fortunate to have known him. My condolences to you all.

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