Elaine R Thornton


unknown - April 24, 2012

Elaine R. Thornton, 89, of Jordan passed away Tuesday, April 24 at Auburn Community Hospital. Born in Syracuse, Elaine was the daughter of Susan and Stephen DeLaunay and stepdaughter of Martha DeLaunay. Elaine retired from Onondaga Optical of East Syracuse. She formerly lived in Fairmount before moving to Jordan, where she was a member of the Jordan United Methodist Church. Elaine loved her time in Jordan because she was able to be near her grandchildren and active in their lives and activities.
Surviving are her daughter Michele S. (Phelps) Moore of Auburn, her son Michael D. (Marian) Thornton of Jordan, two grandchildren Christopher J. Thornton of Clay and Lynne A. Thornton of Jordan, a sister Thelma Napolitano, sister-in-law Helen Poulsen, brother-in-law Carl Dantonello all of Syracuse, and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours: 4 to 7p.m. Friday, April 27, at the Bush Funeral Home, 120 E. Main St. (Route 5) Elbridge with a service to follow at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Dana Horrell officiating. Graveside service: 10 a.m. Saturday in White Chapel Memory Gardens, DeWitt.

Services for Elaine R Thornton

  • April 27, 2012
    • Viewing: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Funeral: 7 p.m.
  • April 28, 2012
    • Funeral: 10 a.m.