From Hazleton PA Standard-Speaker, Tues. Jan. 5, 2010
Jan. 4, 2010
Jeanne G. Cronk, 84, of Weatherly, died Monday at the home of her daughter in Weatherly.
In 1943, after graduating from Weatherly High School, Jeanne went to work at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. She later worked for Bell Telephone, Tung-Sol and retired in 1991 as a nurses' aide from Weatherwood Carbon County Nursing Home.
Born in Easton, she was the daughter of the late Foster Hartz and Ruth (Younker) Hartz-Gimbi.
She is survived by her daughters, Patricia R. Gerhard and her husband, Grover, Weatherly; and Gwendolyn J. Hendricks and her husband, Paul E., with whom she resided; brother, Robert Gimbi and his wife, Dolores, Breinigsville; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her step-father, Peter Gimbi; brother, Samuel Hartz; and sisters, Mavis Hartz Miller and Mildred Hartz Warner.
Arrangements are being handled by Philip J. Jeffries Funeral Home, 211 First St., Weatherly, Philip J. Jeffries, F.D./supervisor, where the family will receive friends Thursday 10 to 11 a.m.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Amy Boock officiating.
Interment will be at Union Cemetery of Weatherly.
Memorials in her honor to Diakon Hospice St. John, 1201B N. Church St., Hazle Township, PA 18202 would be appreciated.
Online registry and condolences may be signed at www.griffithsfuneralhomes.com