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THRASHER - John R. July 2, 2016, beloved husband of Marguerite D. "Peggy" (nee Murie) Thrasher for 24 wonderful years; son of the late John and Marjorie Thrasher Sr.; father of Ceci Thrasher; brother of Lee (Donna) Thrasher; survived by many nieces and nephews. John graduated from Hutch-Tech, attended the University of Valparaiso in Indiana and graduated from the University of Wisconsin Banking School. He started his career at Marine Midland Bank in 1967, joined the WNY Branch Operations in 1976 and became Vice-President and Manager in Branch Operations in 1988. He remained in Branch Operations until he retired in 2003. During retirement, John and his wife enjoyed extensive traveling across the country. He enjoyed golf regularly, hosting annual Kentucky Derby parties and was an active member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church. Family and friends may call Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the
DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst. A Funeral Service will be held Monday at 10 AM at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 61 Payne Ave., North Tonawanda. Please assemble at church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society or St. Mark's Episcopal Church. On-line condolences may be shared at

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