- Local Guide
Jeanette M. McQuown, 89, Punxsutawney, passed away, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, at Jefferson Manor, Brookville.
She was born Aug. 17, 1922, in Indiana County, a daughter of the late Joseph and Maude (Cornman) Kerr.
She was married 45 years to Kenneth L. McQuown, who preceded her in death.
Mrs. McQuown worked for many years as a baker at Ruth & Harry's Bakery, and she also enjoyed making beautiful quilts.
While at Jefferson Manor, she made many close friends with the caregivers and residents at Jefferson Court.
She was a loving mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed.
Surviving relatives include a daughter, Peggy McQuown and husband Jim of Punxsutawney; two grandchildren, Dalton McQuown and Garrett McQuown of Punxsutawney; a sister, Helen Jarman of Niles, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by seven brothers,Burt Kerr, Max Kerr, Dale Kerr, Brooke Kerr, Clair Kerr, Don Kerr and Ernest Kerr; and three sisters, Ada McClure, Ruth Cochran and Alice Gahagen.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, at the McCabe Funeral Home in Punxsutawney.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, at the funeral home with Pastor Wayne Anderson officiating.
Interment is private.
Donations in Mrs. McQuown's name may be made to the First Church of God Food Pantry or the Punxsutawney Christian School.
Online condolences may be made at mccabefuneralhomes.com.