Jeane Reiners Ferree, 81

September 28, 2010
  • Jeane Reiners Ferree, 81

DEC. 2, 1928-SEPT. 24, 2010

Jeane Reiners Ferree, 81, formerly of Waynesboro, Pa., and Bluffton, S.C., died Friday, Sept. 24, 2010. In recent years, she resided at 19800 Tranquility Circle in Hagerstown.

Born Dec. 2, 1928, in York, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Frederick E. and Florence E. Harlacker Reiners.

She was preceded in death by her husband, G. Donald Ferree, on Dec. 2, 2002.

She was a graduate of York (Pa.) High School and attended Hood College.

Jeane retired from her position as bookstore manager at the Penn State University Mont Alto campus in 1991.

Survivors include sons, Robin L. Ferree and his wife, Beth, of Hagerstown, Md., and Stephen D. Ferree and his wife, Gina, of Midlothian, Va.; daughter, Jan E. Ferree and her partner, Jim Yingling, of Waynesboro; sister-in-law, Jacqueline Light and her husband, Carl, of Elizabethtown, Pa.; and granddaughters, Katie Gingerich, Elizabeth Ferree and Jillian Ferree.


A memorial service will be Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, Md., at 7 p.m., with Associate Pastor Kevin L. Smoot officiating. A reception will follow. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Friday. The funeral home will be open after 9 a.m. Friday for the convenience of family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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