Jeanne A. Morgenstern, 68, of 2986 Bentley Ave., Jamestown, passed away at 9:03 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 3, 2013), in the Heritage Green Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility.
A lifelong area resident, she was born Aug. 30, 1945, in Jamestown, N.Y., a daughter of the late Harold and Edith Swanson Bloomgren.
She was a 1963 graduate of Jamestown High School.
Before her retirement, she was employed as a legal secretary for the law firm of Price, Flowers, Malin and Westerberg, working for the same firm for more than 20 years. In earlier years, she was the secre-tary for the Lakewood Unit-ed Methodist Church.
Jeanne was a longtime member of the St. Timothy Lutheran Church, Bemus Point, and active with the Fluvanna Fire Department Auxiliary for many years. In earlier years, her family was active with the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.
She will be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother and grand-mother, who loved attending her children's and grandchildren's many activities. She also enjoyed going to many classic car shows and power walking with her husband, as well as knitting and reading in her spare time.
Surviving are her husband of 50 years, William R. Morgenstern, whom she married Aug. 24, 1963; a daughter, Debra L. Liddell of Jamestown; a son, Rodney W. (Heidi) Morgenstern of Bemus Point, N.Y.; five grandchildren: Christina L. Liddell of Fulton, N.Y., Michael K. Liddell of Jamestown, Haley A., Nickolaus M. and Holly M. Morgenstern, all of Bemus Point; two nieces: Patricia Bloomgren of Jamestown, and Cynthia Bosch of Florida; and a nephew, Steven Bloomgren of Florida.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers: Alan Bloomgren, who died in 2011 and Lt. Rodney Bloomgren, U.S. Air Force, who died in 1962.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Timothy Lutheran Church, Bemus Point. The Rev. Alan Anderson will officiate. Burial will be in the Sunset Hill Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday in the Lind Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Chautauqua Blind Association, Vision Rehab Services, 510 W. Fifth St., Jamestown, NY 14701 or to the Fluvanna Fire Department, 3536 Fluvanna Ave. Ext., Jamestown, NY 14701 or to the Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Foundation, 341 W. 38th St., Suite 501, New York, NY 10018.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Jeanne at www.lindfuneralhome. com.