Jean Herb

Obituary of Jean Carol Herb

Jean Carol Herb, 83, of Rock Road, Peru passed away on Saturday, February 12, 2022 at her home under the loving care of her family and Hospice of the North Country. She was born in Plattsburgh, July 10, 1938, the daughter of Daniel James McCusker, Sr. and Margaret Mae (Duprey) McCusker. Jean graduated in 1958 from Peru Central High School. Shortly after meeting her husband Jimmie Herb, Sr. who was stationed at Plattsburgh Air Force Base, the couple married and moved to Nashua, New Hampshire where Jimmie was employed by the FAA. After a few years in Nashua, they moved to Hollis, NH in 1968, where they raised their family. Jean worked for many years at Brookdale Fruit Farm packing apples. Upon retirement the couple split their time between Venice, Florida and their home in New York. Jean was an avid bingo player and enjoyed tending to her flower gardens. Left to cherish her memory is son Jimmie Herb, Jr. and his wife Janet, daughters; Carol (Herb) Dougherty and her husband Paul, and Diane Herb. Grandchildren; Casey, Brianna, Jason, Krystin, Crystal, Lauren, and Simone. Great Grandchildren; Noah, Autumn, Jacob, Ellie, Jazlyn, and Everly. Her sibling; Margaret Colleen Smigielski and her husband, Steven Smigielski, along with several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Jimmie Roger Herb, Sr. and her son, Robert Charles Herb and his wife Carolyn, and siblings; Daniel James McCusker, Jr., and Carlton Raymond McCusker. Honoring her wishes there will be no calling hours or services. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Jean Carol Herb may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (www.stjude.org/givehope) or Hospice of the North Country (hospicenc.org/donate). Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru, 643-9055.
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