Jean S. Dennin, 83, of Carlisle,
passed away on Sunday, January 4, 2015. She was born on September 26, 1931, in Cleveland, Ohio, a daughter
of the late John W. and Gertrude (Robison) Shields.
from Chambersburg High School and the former Penn Hall Junior College, Chambersburg. She was a retired
secretary with the Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle. Jean was a member of Second Presbyterian Church,
Carlisle. She volunteered with “Meals on Wheels” in Carlisle and was a reader to the second
grade students at the Bellaire Elementary School for 10 years.
is survived by two daughters; Mary Catherine Dennin and Rebecca D. (and her husband, Thomas) Lebo, both of Carlisle and several
nieces and nephews. Jean was predeceased by her former husband, Francis Xavier Dennin, who died June 15,
2011, two brothers; Donald and Richard Selman and two sisters; Anne Brockett and Mary Barbara Hennessey.
memorial service to celebrate Jean’s life will be held on Saturday, January, 17, 2015, at 11 a.m. in the Second Presbyterian
Church, 528 Garland Dr., Carlisle, with Rev. Jeff Gibelius and Rev. Jennifer McKenna officiating. A time
of fellowship will immediately follow the service at the church. Private burial will be in St. Patrick
New Catholic Cemetery, Carlisle. Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is assisting the family with the
arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Second Presbyterian Church.
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You have our deepest sympathy on the loss of your mom.
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The Hafner family
We are the
better for having known true gentlewoman Jean
Joan & John Maher
Becky and Mary
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Ms. Jean was a very nice lady and
we will miss her dearly.
JC and Melissa Morgan
Mary Catherine and Becky
I can't tell you how sorry I am to learn of your mother Jeans' passing. I know I was there as your Dads caretaker,
but Jean always made me feel like I was one of her friends. I really enjoyed and admired her spirit, the social butterfly
persona that was always ready to go do something, see somebody, be in the middle of the action. And I've a feeling that
leaving this earthly body behind, with all its aches and pains, has given her a whole new world of wonders to explore and
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