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Jeanne A. Loveland Barnett 1931-2022

CORTLAND — Jeanne A. Loveland Barnett, 90, of Cortland, passed into eternal life of natural causes on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital.

On Oct. 20, 1931, in Chester, Pa., Roy Allen Loveland and Ruth Elizabeth Burcaw Loveland Haney were blessed with the birth of their daughter, Jeanne.

Jeanne married the love of her life, Harry L. Barnett Jr. on Dec. 13, 1958; and he passed away May 11, 1990, after 31 years of marriage.

She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Ursinus College in Pennsylvania and was registered ASCP.

She was a member of the Christ Episcopal Church in Warren, where she served in the Altar Guild and belonged to “Crafts, Choir and Coupon Clippers.” She was a member of the following organizations: dual member of South San Antonio Chapter No. 691 O.E.S. of San Antonio, Texas; Leading Star Chapter No. 79 O.E.S. of Newton Falls; past president of Association of Chapters O.E.S. in 1992; Warren Court No. 22 Order of Amaranth; Trinity Shrine No. 42 Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem; a registered medical technician of American Society of Clinical Pathologists; and Past Matron of Leading Star Chapter No. 79 (Worthy Matron in 1984). She served as secretary for 15 years and was currently Leading Star Chapter treasurer. She was also a lifetime member and the 1995 District 2 Cancer Representative for the order of Eastern Star Harlendale Chapter No. 750 in San Antonio, Texas, and Past Worthy High Priestess of Trinity Shrine, from 1999 to 2000 and 2004 to 2005. Jeanne has served on many supreme appointments in the Order of White Shrine Jerusalem and was currently treasurer of Trinity Shrine. She liked to travel, play pinochle and do needlework.

The family requests tributes be made to the Christ Episcopal Church or Shriners Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, Pa.

Memories of Jeanne will be carried on by her aunt, Mrs. Dorothy Burcaw of Bellevue, Neb.

She was preceeded in death by her parents; her husband, Harry; her in-laws, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Barnett; and her cousin, Doris Bowen.

An Eastern Star service will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at the James Funeral Home in Newton Falls, where calling hours will immediately follow from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Chester Rural Cemetery in Chester, Pa.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the James Funeral Home, 8 E. Broad St., Newton Falls, OH 44444. Family and friends may view this obituary online or to send condolences to the family, visit www.jamesfuneralhomeinc.com.

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