2018-02-08 / Obituaries

Ralph “Skeezy” Thurston, Jr., 85, With Norwich 61 Years

Ralph “Skeezy” Thurston, Jr., 85, died Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Mayo Healthcare in Northfield. He was born in Northfield on September 26, 1932, the son of Ralph & Leonora (Morris) Thurston. He attended Northfield Schools.
He was employed at Norwich University for 61 years. Skeezy’s lifetime hobbies were driving his car, moped, bowling, music and flying with his brother in-law. He was always proud to have worked at Norwich and faithfully followed their football and hockey teams. He was also an avid Dallas Cowboy fan.
He is survived by his sisters, Bette Provost, Linda Murray and her husband, Gordon; his sister in-law, Linda Thurston; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his sister, Jacqueline Gould and brother, Allen Thurston.
There are no calling hours. A graveside service will be conducted at MT Hope Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Northfield Senior Center, 168 Wall Street, Northfield, VT 05663.  Kingston Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.

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