Marion Thornton

Obituary of Marion F. Thornton

MARION F. THORNTON Troy-Born in Troy NY, March 22, 1942. Marion (Mickey) Thornton was the daughter of the late William Tereski Sr. and Marion (Eddy) Tereski. Mickey owned and operated her own pet salon, Mickey's Grooming. She loved working with animals and had numerous affiliations with local animal rescues. Also worked closely with Troy Police Department Animal Control Officer Kevin McDonough. Prior to the grooming salon Mickey was loved by many while working at Bob's Diner in Watervliet, as well as the owner of Mickeys Subs in Watervliet. Mickey also had other life achievements such as a phlebotomist. She touched many lives with her beautiful soul and spirit. She was the president and active member of her neighborhood watch committee. She loved her neighbors and had a special relationship with Donna and Frank and considered them extended family. A special thanks from Mickey's family for the love and care expressed over the years by them. Mickey also volunteered for the Waterford Rescue Squad, the Troy Boys and Girl's club concession stand alongside her sister and best friend Penny. Together Penny and Mickey also enjoyed outings at the Racino and operated "Two Sisters Catering". A Special Thanks to her co-workers, customers and friends whom she held close to her heart. In addition to her loving daughter Nancy and husband Thomas Patrizio, she is survived by her siblings (sister) Penny and husband Matthew Duncan, (brother) William and wife Beth Tereski Jr., Mickey also had two step-grandsons, Jonathan and wife Marlee Patrizio Brooklyn NY., Thomas Patrizio Jr. Thailand. She also leaves behind her companion John Gowett and they're beloved fur-babies Cholie and Max. Mickey was also loved by her nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. The family would also like to send a special thanks to Saratoga Hospital's staff for the loving and respectful care provided. A MEMORY service is planned for a future date. Please check back for further details. Anyone wishing to Honor Mickeys memory can make contributions to the American Cancer Society 1 Penny Lane Latham, NY 12110 or any local animal shelter, animal hospital or animal care facility of their choice. For directions, information or to light a memory candle for the family please visit
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