Jean K. Pappas 1923-2013
WARREN – Mrs. Jean K. Pappas, 90, passed away early Monday morning, April 29, 2013, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.
She was born Feb. 21, 1923, in DuBois, Pa., the only daughter of the late Maurice and Evelyn Bailey Pyne.
Jean had worked on the production line at Packard Electric for nearly 30 years before her retirement in 1982.
Mrs. Pappas was a member of Conerstone Baptist Church in Cortland, where she had also belonged to the church women’s group. She enjoyed crocheting, camping, flower gardening and taking trips with her husband in their RV.
She leaves behind her husband of more than 71 years, John M. Pappas, whom she married on June 15, 1941; two sons, John Pappas Jr. of Fowler and Lee (Joan) Pappas of Cortland; her daughter, Jean “Susie” Phillips of Howland; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter.
Jean was preceded in death by her son, Thomas M. Pappas, on Oct. 5, 2012; her daughter, Patricia I. Meeker on Nov. 6, 1992; her brothers, Bernard and Bob Pyne; and by her daughter-in-law, Katherine Pappas, and son-in-law, Edmond L. Phillips.
Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel in Warren, where funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday with the Rev. Gary Crawford officiating.
Burial will follow at Crown Hill Burial Park in Vienna.
Online condolences may be made to the family and the obituary viewed at www.robertsclarkchapel. com.