Jean Druther

Obituary of Jean M. Druther

Jean M. Druther, 97, formerly of Cottage Street, Carbondale, PA, died Wednesday night, May 20, 2020 at the Forest City Nursing Center, Forest City, PA, where she had resided for the past several years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Henry Druther on October 21, 1984.

Born May 24, 1922 in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Maryan and Mary Truskolaski Milewski.

In addition to her daughter-in-law, Patricia Druther of Etters, Jean is survived by her grandson, David Druther and his wife, Christina of Leesburg, Virginia; her granddaughter, Lisa Hughes and her husband, Brian of Downingtown, Pennsylvania; one great-granddaughter, Brianna and three great-grandsons, Richard, Scott, and Eric; one brother, John Milewski of Wyandotte, MI; and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her two children: Richard Druther in April and Mary Ann in 1953; three sisters: Mary Margavich, Irene Kozuch, and Florence Tuzze; and six brothers: Albert, Andrew, Chester, Anthony, Joseph and Maryan Stanley Milewski.

Prior to her retirement, she had been employed in the local garment industry as a seamstress. Jean was a member of St. Rose of Lima Church, the Auxiliary of the Cottage Hose Company, the Auxiliary of the Cerra-Leo Disabled American Veterans, all of Carbondale, and the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

Private funeral services were held from Carmine J. & Louis C. Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 89 Farview Street, Carbondale. Interment, Sacred Heart of Jesus Cemetery, East Jermyn, PA, with Rev. Seth Wasnak, assistant pastor of St. Rose of Lima Church, Carbondale, officiating.

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Jermyn, Pennsylvania, United States
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