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Jean Trithart

February 2, 2020


Jean Trithart, 96 of Punxsutawney, passed away Sunday, February 02, 2020 at Evergreen Assisted Living in Washington, PA.

She was born in 1923 in Clymer, the oldest daughter of Max E. Sprow and Jannetta J. (Conrad) Sprow.

Jean was a 1940 graduate of Punxsutawney Area High School.

She was a lifelong member of the Cloe United Methodist Church, serving as the church organist well into her eighties.  She was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star.

On April 1, 1944, in Trenton, New Jersey, she married the love of her life, Keith P. Trithart.  He preceded her in death in 1976.

Jean worked for many years as the bookkeeper for Bowser Trucking, which later became Taynton Truck in Punxsutawney.

In her spare time, she enjoyed baking and sharing the delicious treats with friends and family.

She is survived by her daughter, Jan Bradley and husband Paul of Washington, PA; two grandchildren, Tim Trithart of Rapid City, South Dakota and Michelle Bradley Hughes and husband Tom of Kansas City, Missouri; four great-grandchildren, Ella Trithart, Sawyer Trithart, Carter Hughes and Bryce Hughes; two nephews, Bill and Jim Lasher.

Preceded in death by her parents, husband Keith, her son Ronald Trithart, and her only sibling, Lois Lasher.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, February 06, 2010 at Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Punxsutawney.

A funeral service will be held at the funeral home at 11 a.m. Friday, officiated by Pastor Charles Prevot.

Interment will follow at Lakelawn Memorial Park, Reynoldsville.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in Jean’s memory to Cloe United Methodist Church or Gateway Hospice, 9380 McKnight Road, 201 Arcadia Court, Pittsburgh, PA 15237.




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Funeral Service
February 7, 2020

11:00 AM
Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc.
115 East Union St
Punxsutawney, PA 15767

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