Jeannette M. Brannen Lees passed away unexpectedly on August 27, 2011 while visiting her family. She is predeceased by her husband Jesse C. Brannen and Raymond Lees. She is survived by her children Jesse C. Brannen, Christopher T. Brannen (Caryn), Susan J. Brannen (J. Henry Greenwood) and Janet L. Adams (Terry); her stepchildren Susan Ryerson (Robert), JoAnne French (Bob ) and John Lees (Kathy); Grandchildren Kirsten Brannen, Jason Brannen, Joshua Adams, Krista Adams, Lisa Adams, John Henry Greenwood, Scott Brannen and Jennifer Brannen; great grandchild Samantha Brannen; sister-in-law Ruth Nicholson and many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. She was also predeceased by her sister Irene Sliwczynski and twin brother Kenneth Gabay. Jeannette was an inspiring role model throughout her life. She remained ready to live life volunteering in many different capacities. The family asks that you donate to your favorite charity in her memory. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, September 1, 2011 from 4 to 6 pm at the Fredendall Funeral Home, 199 Main Street, Altamont, NY 12009. Memorial Service will be Saturday September 3, 2011 at 11 am, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Traver Road, Pleasant Valley, NY. A service will be held in her memory at St. Joseph's Episcopal Church, Boynton Beach, Florida at a later date.