19 April 2015

Sunday's Obituary: Jennette Still

Jeannette S. Still, 94, of Mortonville, died Friday afternoon at the Harrison House, Christiana, where she resided for the past two and one half years. She had been in failing health during that time.

She was born in Mortonville, daughter of the late Frank and S. Jennie Van Horn Still, and resided there for the past 19 years. Miss Still was a graduate of the Women's Hospital of Philadelphia and was a registered nurse in Michigan and Pennsylvania for 50 years, retiring at age 75. She was a nurse at Wilkes-Barre City Hospital for several years, a head nurse at Women's Medical, Surgical, and Obstetrics Hospital, worked in the children's eye, ear and throat ward at Allegheny Hospital, Pittsburgh, was assistant and relief assistant for three years at Grace Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, and instructor and assistant for many years at Grace. She also worked on private duty as a nurse at Ford Motor Co. in Michigan.

After retirement, she returned to Mortonville. Miss Still was a member of the Old Doe Run Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are two sisters: Alice Rodgers, of Anaheim, California, and Helen Webster, of Mortonville; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at the Maclean Funeral Home, Fifth Avenue and E. Lincoln Highway, Coatesville, at 10:30 a.m. Monday. Internment will be in the Old Doe Run Presbyterian Cemetery.

Sunday’s Obituary is a genealogical prompt of GeneaBloggers. 
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
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