WATKINS GLEN: 82, of Watkins Glen, passed away on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. The family will receive friends and relatives at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., Watkins Glen, on Saturday (March 8th) from 1:00pm-3:00pm; followed by a funeral service at 3:00pm at the funeral home and a reception at the Moose Club in Montour Falls. A committal service and burial will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery in the spring. Jean was predeceased by her parents, Burdett and Marion Odson; and sister, Judith Leonard. She is survived by a son, Stephen Fazzary (Jan Ruzicka) of Ithaca; daughter, Suzanne (Edward) Menio of Watkins Glen; nephew, Jeff (Verica) Leonard of Indiana; grandchildren, Jessica Robinson of Texas (husband, Obin Robinson, AM1(AW), USN), Lucas Fazzary of New York City, Joshua Menio (fiancée, Aubrie Spanfelner) of Syracuse, Jade Menio of Virginia, and Chelsea Menio of Watkins Glen; her loyal dog, Jake; and many special friends. Jean enjoyed being a member of the local Red Hat Society, and volunteering her time with Women of the Moose #426 in Montour Falls. She enjoyed puzzles and crafts, traveling and lunch with her friends. She also enjoyed hosting family gathering in her home. Memorial donations in her memory may be made to the Humane Society of Schuyler County, PO Box 427, Montour Falls, NY 14865 (or online at SchuylerHumane.org), or The Friends of Watkins Library "FOWL", c/o Watkins Glen Public Library, 610 S. Decatur St., Watkins Glen, NY 14891. You may sign a guestbook, express condolences to the family or light a free "Candle of Remembrance" at www.Royce-Chedzoy.com.
Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home
212 E. 4th St. Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Published in Star-Gazette on Mar. 8, 2014