Jean Brown Wolff, 90, passed away at home on January 17, 2019. Born in Pottsville, PA, she was a long-time resident of DeWitt.
She graduated from Penn State in 1950. She was an active member of Pebble Hill Church, volunteered for 30 years with the Association for Food Protection, and between raising her 5 children, worked as a Bacteriologist. She was an accomplished seamstress and created several wedding dresses for a friend and family members, most recently in 2015 for her granddaughter.
Jean was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Eugene T. Wolff; her parents, Merrill W. Brown and Esther Dock Brown; her sister, Louise B. Port; and a niece. She is survived by her children, Meryl Wolff (David Bean), Karen, Philip (Lillian), Robert and Terry (Patti) Wolff; her granddaughters, Emily Bean (Nathan Sgouris) and Sarah (Mathew) Baio; and great grandson, Grant Baio.
An informal reception celebrating Jean's life will be held at Pebble Hill Presbyterian Church at 11:00 am on Sunday, January 27. Her memorial service will be scheduled in the early Spring. In lieu of flowers, donations to Isaiah's Table, 223 Marcellus St., Syracuse, 13204 or Pebble Hill Presbyterian Church.
Arrangements are with Fairchild & Meech DeWitt Chapel.