Winchester Press – obit – Jean Margaret Acres

Jean Margaret Acres

Jean Margaret Acres died of natural causeson Easter Sunday, March 23, 2008 at Treasure Coast Hospice inStuart, FL. She was 89.
She was born in Vernon to Dan Porteous and Janet (Campbell). Shehas resided in Stuart since 1979, having moved from Ticonderoga,NY. She was predeceased by her husband Gerald E. Acres in 1994.
She was a seamstress and gardener, and retired from the familyfarm in Madrid, NY, where she raised her three children.
She is survived by her son, Gary (Helen Condon) of Stuart, FLand Parishville, NY; daughters Connie Porteous (David) of JensenBeach, Donna McGrath (Larry Turner) of Stuart, and her formerdaughter-in-law Jane (Rutheny) Acres of Jensen Beach. She wasthe grandmother of Aaron (Larissa Baker), Chad (Latoya Baker),Spencer (Claudia Bernegger), Laurie (Chris McCrory), and great-grandchildrenZack, Noah, Jake, Loretta, Jonah, and Hayln. She is also survivedby her sister Mabel Walker of Winchester.
Donations may be made to Hay-Madeira and Harper, Hospice Houses,1000 Ruhnke St., Stuart, FL, 34994.
A guest registry may be signed at www.foresthillsfunerals.com.