O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Jennifer A. Austin

Jennifer A. Austin, 52, of Salamanca, NY, died Monday, December 26, 2022 at Olean General Hospital.

Born January 17, 1970, she was the daughter of Nancy Austin, Salamanca, NY and James Austin, Olean, NY.

She attended Olean High School and received her GED.

Jennifer had been employed as a Nutritional Aid with the Salamanca Central School District for over five years and had previously worked at a daycare center in Olean, NY.

She loved spending time with her family and enjoyed babysitting her nieces and nephews. She was an avid sports fan who followed the Miami Dolphins and Pittsburg Steelers. She also enjoyed the WWE.

Surviving besides her parents are: two sisters, Jamie (Robert) Kennedy, Salamanca, NY, April (Lenny) Hayes, Charlotte, NC; two nieces, Kimberlie Kennedy, Charlotte, NC, Kaylie Kennedy, Salamanca, NY; two nephews, Dyllan Kennedy, Shane Kennedy, both of Salamanca, NY.

She was predeceased by her twin brother Jeffrey Thurston, maternal grandparents Howard and Betty Jackson, and paternal grandparents, Ellsworth and Eleanor Austin.

There will be no visitation.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the convenience of the family and will be announced.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY.

E-condolences can be sent to orourke.orourkefh@gmail.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.