Melvin C. Thayer Jr.


Melvin, C. Thayer Jr., 75, of Rome and formerly of Blossvale, passed away February 26, 2019 at Betsy Ross Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Utica on September 16, 1943, he was the son of the late Melvin and Virginia (Parkhurst) Thayer Sr.

He is survived by two sisters, Dawn (William) Allen of Lee and Donna (Raymond) Foster of Blossvale; a brother, the Rev. Richard (Sandy) Croniser Sr. of Lee Center; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers and a sister. 

Funeral services will be held today, Saturday, March 2 at 3 p.m. at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 9464 State Rt. 13, Camden. Interment will take place in Evergreen Cemetery in the spring. Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Saturday prior to the service from 1 to 3 p.m. 

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