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John R. Thrasher

July 02, 2020

Visitation: SUNDAY, July 10, 2016: 2-4 & 6-8 pm at The Dietrich Funeral Homes, Inc, 2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst.
Service: MONDAY, July 11, 2016: A Funeral
Service will be held at 10 am at St. Marks Episcopal Church, North Tonawanda. THRASHER – John R.
July 2, 2016, beloved husband of
Marguerite D. “Peggy” (nee Murie) Thrasher
for 24 wonderful years; son of the
late John and Marjorie Thrasher Sr.;
father of Ceci Thrasher; brother of Lee
(Donna) Thrasher; survived by many
nieces and nephews. John graduated
from Hutch-Tech, attended the University
of Valparaiso in Indiana and graduated
from the University of Wisconsin
Banking School. He started his career
at Marine Midland Bank in 1967, joined
the WNY Branch Operations in 1976
and became Vice-President and Manager in
Branch Operations in 1988. He
remained in Branch Operations until
he retired in 2003. During retirement,
John and his wife enjoyed extensive
traveling across the country. He e joyed golf
regularly, hosting annual
Kentucky Derby parties and was an
active member of St. Mark’s Episcopal
Church. Family and friends may call
Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the
2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst. A
Service will be held Monday at
10 AM at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church,
61 Payne Ave., North Tonawanda.
Please assemble at church. In lieu of
flowers, memorials to the American
Cancer Society or St. Mark’s Episcopal
Church. On-line condolences may be
shared at


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