Jean Eleanor (McBride) Quinn
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Jean Eleanor (McBride) Quinn

Jean Eleanor (McBride) Quinn, 91, of Elderton, PA., passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at her home.

Jean was born June 29, 1930 in Grove City, Mercer Co., PA to Ralph A. and Margaret E. (Book) McBride.

Jean graduated from Slippery Rock High School in 1948 and in 1952 received a BS in Education from Slippery Rock Teachers College. She was a school teacher for 27 years with the Armstrong School District, Elderton Elementary 5th and 6th grade until her retirement in 1989. She was a member of P.S.E.R.S. (PA State Education Retirement System, the Armstrong County Education Retirement Association and Delta Kappa Gamma - Alpha Theta Chapter.

Jean has been a resident of Elderton since 1954 and a member of the Elderton Plumcreek Recreation Board. She was a member of the Elderton Presbyterian Church, Elderton PA. Her church activities included being a member of the choir and Women's Association, teaching Sunday School for over 30 years and was a youth advisor. She enjoyed sewing and cooking.

Her memory will be cherished by her son, Thomas Ralph Quinn and his wife, Suzanne of Elderton, PA; two daughters, Blythe A. Johns and her husband, Terry of Ebensburg, PA and Sharron L. Finn and her husband, John of Wooster, Ohio; six grandchildren, Kirsten Stiffler of Ebensburg, PA, Nathan Johns and his wife, Jennifer of Elderton, Adam Quinn and wife, Ashley of Kittanning, John Quinn and wife, Julie of Indiana, Patrick Finn and wife, Heather of Syracuse, NY, and Shanna Hildebrandt and husband, Dan of Cleveland, OH; great grandchildren, Ayden Stiffler, Gabriella Stiffler, Travis Johns, Emily Johns, Aaron Quinn, Adalyn Quinn, Charlie Quinn, Ava Quinn, Asher Quinn, Anya Finn, and Quinn Hildebrandt; her sister, Evelyn M. Knox of Slippery Rock, PA; and sister-in-law, Joyce McBride of N. Manchester, IN.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Jack A. Quinn whom she married August 2, 1951 and who passed away on April 30, 2013; her brothers, Ralph B. McBride and J. Harold McBride and his wife, Margaret; sister-in-law, Kathleen McBride; and her brother-in-law, Clark "Joe" Knox.

Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 PM 2022 at the Clark Chapel of the Bauer Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Main Street, Elderton, PA.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, July 2, 2022 at Elderton Presbyterian Church, 115 N. Main St., Elderton, PA 15736 with Rev. Dr. Angel De La Cruz officiating.

Interment will be in the Elderton Cemetery, Elderton, Armstrong Co., PA.

Memorial contributions may be given in her memory to the Elderton/Plumcreek Park Association or the Elderton Presbyterian Church.

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