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Jean E. Houser, 85

November 21, 2008

Jean E. Houser, 85



1922-NOV. 19, 2008

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Jean E. Haugh Houser, 85, of Waynesboro, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

Born in 1922 in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Bruce Ellis and Anna Koons Haugh.

She was a 1940 graduate of Waynesboro High School, where she played the violin in the orchestra.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Barr Houser, in 2004. They were married in 1944.

Prior to her retirement in 1985, she was employed as a clerk by J.C. Penney in Waynesboro for 25 years.

She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ in Waynesboro, where she was a member of the 3-M Sunday School Class.

She was a member and former worthy matron of Mount Vernon Chapter 395 Order of the Eastern Star of Waynesboro, and a member of South Chapter AARP 2977 of Waynesboro, J.C. Penney's Girls and National AARP.

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She is survived by two daughters, FaraLee S. Wright of Vacaville, Calif., and Kay H. Miller of Philadelphia; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Isadora Rowe.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Trinity United Church of Christ, Waynesboro. The Rev. Carol A. Kipe will officiate. Eastern Star memorial services will be recited at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow in Burns Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to Easter Seals Society, 18 N. Oller Ave., Waynesboro, PA 17268.

Arrangements are by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro.

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