Louise H. Thesier, 88, a former longtime resident of Deer River, N.Y., died Saturday, June 18, 2022, at the S. Mitchell Mack Hospice House in Mooresville, N.C.

Louise was born on June 12, 1934, in Lowville, the daughter of the late Leon and Antoinette Clark Rima. She was educated in Lowville, and married Frederick C. Thesier on September 15, 1951. She helped her husband Fred operate Big T Construction in Deer River until Fred’s passing on August 8, 2001. She moved to Mooresville, N.C., shortly after Fred’s death to be near her son Jack Thesier.

Louise was a homemaker who loved cooking and taking care of her family and friends. She was a very giving person and was always giving out donuts or candy to the residents at her assisted living facility in North Carolina.

She is survived by two daughters, Kathryn (Gordon) Meade of Carthage and Karen Thesier of Iowa; and three sons, Leo (Beth) Thesier of West Carthage, Earle “Ernie” (Ruth) Thesier of Harrisville and Jack (Teddy) Thesier of Mooresville; 17 grandchildren and several great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her sister, Elsie Wetmore.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 1, at St. James Catholic Church, Carthage, with Rev. Todd E. Thibault officiating. Burial will be in Swinburne Cemetery, Deer River. Calling hours will be Thursday, June 30, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, Donations may be made to the S. Mitchell Mark Hospice House, 1325 Mecklenburg Highway, Mooresville, NC 28115

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home and Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the family. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.

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