Jeanne Bickel
Jeanne Bickel

Obituary of Jeanne Marie Bickel

CELEBRATION OF LIFE: THERE WILL BE A CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR JEANNE BICKEL AT THE ADAMS COUNTRY CLUB FROM 1:00 TO 4:00 P.M. ON SATURDAY JUNE 24TH. GATHER WITH US TO SHARE MEMORIES AND TO CELEBRATE HER LIFE, LOVE AND LAUGHTER, AND TO REMEMBER WHAT A WONDERFUL PERSON SHE WAS. On January 26, 2023 at 8:29 pm, Jeanne Marie Gordinier Bickel of Adams, died peacefully at her winter home in Naples, Florida. She had suffered a massive stroke August 2, 2021 which led to her passing. Present were her husband Charles L. Bickel Jr., son Charles L Bickel III (C.J.), daughter in-law Lindsay Bickel, daughter Brandi Marie Bickel Biggs, sister Nancy and her husband Andrew Lowe. Born October 12,1950 in Watertown, NY to parents Donald H. Gordinier Jr. and Margery Washburn, Jeanne Marie Gordinier lived in Adams Center with siblings Marilyn, Leon and Nancy. She graduated from South Jefferson Central School in 1968, Jefferson Community College in 1970, and Brockport State College with honors in 1972. Majoring in English and Elementary Education she received her bachelor’s degree, provisional certification and her first teaching job at Copenhagen Central School in September 1972. While teaching there, then at South Jefferson Central School she earned permanent certification through 30 credit hours of graduate courses primarily through Potsdam State College. After 35 years of teaching she retired in June 2007 splitting her time between her home in Adams near her son’s children (Chase, Jack and Bryce) and her winter residence in Naples, FL near her daughter’s family (Dr. H. Kurtis Biggs, Kameron, Noah, Karson, Mason, Drake and Vivienne). In retirement, she began each morning with “I love my life!” Traveling, skiing, boating, scrapbooking, reading, sewing, gardening, canning, and spending time with her grandchildren, siblings and friends helped to fill her days in retirement. She loved spoiling her grandchildren no matter where she was. She treasured them all. A celebration of life will be held in the Spring. Details will be announced. Please send condolences and remembrances to 923 Fountain Run, Naples, FL 34119. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to a charity of choice in her name. Local condolences may be made at
A Memorial Tree was planted for Jeanne
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