Jean M. Bauer
Jean M. Bauer, 83, of 467 West Washington St., Bradford, PA, passed away Monday, November 7, 2016.
Born September 27, 1933 in Petrolia, she was a daughter of the late George H. and Elizabeth (Wason) Hobaugh.
On July 29, 1955, in Petrolia, she married Dean M. Bauer, who survives.
Jean was a 1951 graduate of Karns City High School. She graduated from Allegheny General Hospital School of Nursing in 1954. She worked for 44 years as a Registered Nurse, starting in Kittanning and then in Beaver Falls. She worked the remainder of her career at Bradford Hospital, for 26 years. While in Bradford, she served as the 3-11 Supervisor, Infection Control Nurse and AIDS Educator. She performed AIDS education seminars in the surrounding areas. For many years, Jean was the 3-11 Supervisor at Bradford Hospital and Marilyn McDermott was the 11-7 Supervisor. They met at 11 to review the patient reports at the change of shifts, which created a strong professional and personal friendship.
Mrs. Bauer was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Bradford, where she was an elder, taught Bible School, volunteered at the After School Program. She was extremely active in the Presbyterian Women, Lake Erie Presbytery.
She was a member and past president of the Zonta Club. She enjoyed New England rug hooking and playing the piano.
In addition to her husband Dean, of 61 years, she is survived by one son, Thomas (Diana) Bauer of Waynesboro, one daughter, Barbara (Bruce) Barnes of Butler, two granddaughters, Brittany (Curt) Pfleegor, and Brooke Barnes, one great grandson, Nolan Pfleegor, one sister, Carole A. (Dick) Stewart, of Pittsburgh, one sister-in-law Donna Hobaugh, of Butler.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard Hobaugh and George Hobaugh, and his wife Etheleen 'Sis' Hobaugh,
Friends are invited to call from 10-11 AM, Saturday, November 12, 2016 in the First Presbyterian Church, where a memorial service will be held at 11 AM with Rev. Katherine Randall, pastor, officiating. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 54 East Corydon St., Bradford, PA 16701, Zonta Club of Bradford, PO Box 743, Bradford, PA 16701, or the Marilyn M. McDermott, RN Memorial Fund at The Bradford Hospital Foundation, 116 Interstate Parkway, Bradford, PA 16701.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.hollenbeckcahill.com