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Jean Lantz

January 21, 1925 November 8, 2017
Jean Lantz
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Obituary for Jean Lantz

Jean Lantz, age 92, formerly of Rogersville, PA, passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at Hillside Nursing Home in Wake Forest, NC.
Born January 21, 1925, in Richhill Twp., PA, she is the daughter of the late Ray C. and Laura (Loudenslager) Whipkey.
Jean graduated from Richhill High School in 1942. She was a member of the Rogersville United Methodist Church when she resided in Greene County. She married Robert Lantz on May 22, 1946. In 1956 the couple purchased Robert L. Lantz Funeral Home (now Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC.) and operated it until their retirement in 1985, when it became Rush Funeral Home, Inc. Jean enjoyed listening to music, reading, and playing the piano. Above all, her family was her pride and joy.
She is survived by her four children, one son, Dr. Clark (Kris) Lantz, of Oro Valley, AZ; three daughters, Barbara Dill (Marvin) Lewis, of Wake Forest, NC, Rev. Ruth (Rev. Keith) Simmons, of Fayetteville, PA and Rebecca Baily, of Waynesburg, PA; eight grandchildren, Amanda Dill Hines, Scott and James Dill, Shelly Lantz Akins, Rob Lantz, Jennifer Simmons Moss, Laura Simmons Poletti and Taylor Baily; 15 great grandchildren; one brother, Dale Whipkey, of Carmichaels, PA.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Lantz, who passed away December 10, 2006; two brothers, Darwin and John Whipkey; one sister, Eileen (Whipkey) Smalley.
Friends will be received on Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 2-4 P.M. and 6-8 P.M. at Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC., 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy. Rogersville, PA 15359. Phone: 724-499-5181. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home with Pastor Jim Jarvis, officiating. Interment will follow at Centennial Cemetery, Aleppo Twp., PA.
Please view and sign the on-line tribute wall at www.kestersonfh.com.

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Visitation

Saturday

11

Nov

2:00 PM 11/11/2017 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 11/11/2017 4:00:00 PM
Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC.

3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy.
PO Box 434
Rogersville, PA 15359

Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC.
3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy. Rogersville 15359 PA
United States

Visitation

Saturday

11

Nov

6:00 PM 11/11/2017 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/11/2017 8:00:00 PM
Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC.

3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy.
PO Box 434
Rogersville, PA 15359

Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC.
3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy. Rogersville 15359 PA
United States

Service

Sunday

12

Nov

2:00 PM 11/12/2017 2:00:00 PM
Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC.

3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy.
PO Box 434
Rogersville, PA 15359

Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC.
3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy. Rogersville 15359 PA
United States

Graveside

Sunday

12

Nov

3:00 PM 11/12/2017 3:00:00 PM
Centennial Cemetery

501 Aleppo Road
Aleppo Township, PA 15310

Centennial Cemetery
501 Aleppo Road Aleppo Township 15310 PA
United States
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