Troy- Jessie M. (Sheffer) Beaudoin, 87 a longtime resident of Pittstown and more recently Troy, died peacefully Thursday, December 11, 2020 at the Eddy Heritage House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following a short illness.
Born in Troy, May 16, 1933, Mrs. Beaudoin was the daughter of the late Ralph and Stella (Akin) Sheffer and for over 58 years the wife of the late Joseph C. Beaudoin Sr. who predeceased her January 6, 2014.
Mrs. Beaudoin was a graduate of Lansingburgh High School and for over 32 years was employed as a housekeeper at St. Mary’s Hospital in Troy. She retired in 1998.
In addition to raising her family and caring for her husband and home, Jessie enjoyed camping and shopping and spending “quality time” with her family and friends.
She is survived by her children, Joseph C. and Sue Beaudoin Jr. of Brunswick, Joyce Cook of Troy, Marjorie and Edward Fredericks of Ballston Spa, Lori Loya of Melrose and Kevin and Joan Beaudoin of Clifton Park, seven grandchildren, Joseph, Patrick, CJ, Tiffany, Amanda, Brittany and Laura, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and late husband she was predeceased by her son, the late Robert J. Beaudoin, a son-in-law, Wayne Loya, a grandson, Kyle F. Moquin and her brother, Vernon Sheffer who died December 26, 2013.
Funeral Services at the Howard B. Tate & Son Funeral Home Inc., 2237 NY Route7, located in Raymertown will take place in Spring, 2021 when COVID-19 restriction ease. Inurnment with her late husband will follow at the Gerald B. H. Solomon, Saratoga National Veterans Cemetery.
Memorial contributions if desired may be made to the Johnsonville Volunteer Fire Company, 4 River Road, Johnsonville, NY 12094.