Jeannette Bauer Rynd, 88, of Espyville, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at UPMC Horizon in Greenville.
Born in North Shenango Township on May 22, 1924, she was the daughter of Herman and Leta Linn Bauer.
She married Charles E. Rynd Sr. on September 23, 1944, and he preceded her in death on May 5, 2002.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Andover, Ohio with the practice of the profession of her Christian faith a life-long personal effort. She was employed from 1970 through 1987 as a medical bookkeeper. She enjoyed fishing, crocheting, story writing and baking.
She is survived by two sons, Charles E. Rynd Jr. and his wife, Cheryl, of St. Marys and Michael Rynd, and his wife, Julie Thorne, of Baltimore, Md.; three daughters, Diane E. Rynd of Espyville, Gretchen Sassi and her husband, Douglas, of Still Pond, Md., and Nina Whitnah and her husband, John, of Simsbury, Conn.; several grandchildren including, Scott Rynd and his wife, Nancy, Amy Straub and her husband, Peter, Stephen Rynd, Sebastian Sassi and his wife, Brooke Hefner, Raphael Sassi, Daniel Sassi and his wife, Lexi, Lauren Whitnah, Meredith Whitnah, Michael Whitnah and his wife Joanna; 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Wendell B. Bauer; and two sisters, Florence Rhoades and Nina McCreary.
The funeral service for Jeannette Bauer Rynd will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Royal-Coleman Funeral Home, 6028 U.S. Highway 6, Linesville with the Rev. John Whitnah, son-in-law, officiating.
Burial will be in Espyville Cemetery.
Calling hours will be Friday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. at Royal-Coleman Funeral Home, 6028 U.S. Highway 6, Linesville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15205-4620; Espyville Cemetery Association, 1868 Chapel Rd., Espyville, PA 16424; or to Adam’s Smile Auxiliary Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation, 4401 Penn Ave., Central Plant, Floor 3, Pittsburgh, PA 15224.
Please share a condolence or memory of Jeannette for the family at royalcolemanfuneralhome.com.