M. Jean GILPIN, 92, of Coudersport, PA, died Thursday, August 18, 2022 in her home.
Born July 25, 1930, in Wellsville, NY, she was the daughter of Harold and Hazel M. Ritter Johnson. In 1950, she married Mac B. Gilpin, who predeceased her on January 9, 1998. Jean was a 1947 graduate of Ulysses High School. She was a member of the Coudersport Seventh-day Adventist Church. Her life centered around her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed baking and crocheting.
Surviving are: four children, Mac B. (Beverly) Gilpin, Jr. of Bellefonte, Brenda (Allen) Bellinger of Webster, NY, Cynthia (James) Maiuro of Coudersport, and Cheryl (Robert) Maiuro of Perkasie; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Eleanor Sebastian of Genesee and Patricia Bickford of Tappahannock, VA; nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a sister, Marie Holland; and a brother, Robert H. Smith, Jr.
Private funeral services will be held at Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA. Burial will be in Eulalia Cemetery, Coudersport.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association at www.heart.org or the Coudersport Arboretum Association, 201 S. West Street, Coudersport, PA 16915.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfoust.com.