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Obituary: Jean M. Jaap 1928 - 2013

Jean M. Jaap

Jean M. Jaap

Jean M. Jaap – Died peacefully March 5, 2013.  Jean was born March 19, 1928 in Reading, PA. 

Jean was active in Verde Valley Presbyterian Church.  Jean loved all sorts of crafts including making ceramics, knitting, crocheting, and sewing, and leaves behind wonderful heirlooms for her family to enjoy for generations to come.

Jean was preceded in death by her loving husband of 63 years James R Jaap and is survived by her son James M Jaap, his companion Jayne Matson of cottonwood AZ , and daughter JoAnn Hironimus (wife of Charles) of Ligonier, PA. She had 4 grandsons, Scott C Hironimus of Pleasantville PA, Brett D Hironimus of Beaver Falls, PA, Christopher S. Jaap of San Francisco CA, and Timothy Jaap of Scottsdale AZ.  Jean also had 3 great grand children, Oliva, Ian and Gavin Hironimus.

There will be visitation Monday March 11 from 4 to 6pm at the Westcott Funeral home.   Grave site service at Valley View Cemetery in Clarkdale, AZ at 1:00 pm on Tuesday March 12, 2013.

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