Jean Anderson Espin, 77, of 375 Foote Ave., Jamestown, died at 10:05 p.m. Monday (Dec. 16, 2013) in WCA Hospital.
She was born in St. Marys, Pa., on Feb. 14, 1936, the daughter of G. Arthur and Bertha Selle Anderson.
She was a 1954 graduate of St. Marys High School and was employed as a clerk at Andersons Cleaners for 30 years and retired on April 30, 1998. Jean was a life member of the VFW Post 53 Auxiliary and was also a member of the Eagles Club Aerie 2145 auxiliary and the AMVETS auxiliary Post 726. She was a communicant of St. James Catholic Church.
Survivors include a son, Richard (Alison) Espin; two daughters: Deborah Morrison and Michelle (Tony) Carson, of Jamestown; four grandchildren: Michael (Jessica) Morrison, of Celoron, and Jeremy Morrison, Patrick Carson and Shannon Carson, all of Jamestown; three greatgrandchildren: Patience Sandreth and Raymond Carson, of Sugar Grove, Pa., and Ethan Morrison, of Celoron; a brother, James Anderson, of St. Marys, Pa.; and two sisters: Shirley Stauffer, St. Marys, Pa., and Patricia Pearson, of Emporium, Pa.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond "Mita" Espin, whom she married on Sept. 25, 1958, in St. Marys, Pa., and who died on April 8, 2009, by an infant daughter, Mary Espin, who died on Oct. 31, 1963, and by a brother, Thomas Anderson.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Friday in St. James Catholic Church. The Rev. Darrell G. Duffy, pastor, will be the celebrant.
Entombment will be in Holy Sepulchre Mausoleum.
Friends will be received on Thursday from 24 and 68 p.m. in the Hubert Funeral Home and Cremation Services where a Christian wake service will be held at 4 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. James Catholic Church, 27 Allen St., Jamestown, NY 14701.
You may send a condolence to the family by visiting www.hubertfuneralhome.com.