Ethelyn McGuire Jorn 1921 - 2010 Warren
Warren, Pa. — A funeral service for Ethelyn “Eppie” Jones McGuire Jorn, 88, Warren, was conducted Jan. 4, 2010, with the Rev. Marcus Briggs, chaplain of Rouse Warren County Home, officiating. Burial was in Sheffield Cemetery.
Ms. Jorn died Friday, Jan. 1, 2010, at her residence after an extended illness.
She was born Dec. 29, 1921, in Sheffield, the daughter of Lloyd B. and Ella M. Lesser Jones. She was a 1939 graduate of Sheffield High School and was at one time employed with the former Warren National Bank.
She was a former resident of Lawrence, Kan., where she worked at Douglas County Bank as a teller for several years, and then with J.C. Penney, retiring from there at the age of 75.
Ms. Jorn was a member of Grace United Methodist Church of Warren, where she was a member of the Sunday school class and women’s group. She attended Sheffield United Methodist Church and was a former member of First United Methodist Church of Lawrence.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Ann Sobkowski and husband Pat, Warren; two sons, Gerald “Gerry” McGuire and wife Teresa, Lawrence, and Mark McGuire and wife Judy, Sterling, Ill.; seven grandchildren, Amanda Sobkowski Jensen, Michael, Matthew, Travis and Billy McGuire, and Brad and Zack Sobkowski; 11 great-grandchildren; eight sisters, Beatrice Host, Lexington, Ky., Janice Bunk, Warren, Vida Jeanne Stoute, Olmsted Township, Ohio, Marilyn Rose, Kane, Beverly Hoden and husband George, Englewood, Fla., Bonnie Wolfe and husband John, Southern Pines, N.C., Anita Jones, Alexandria, Va., and Nancy Oliphant and husband Edgar, Russell; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Michael Thomas “Mick” McGuire, on Aug. 20, 2008; three brothers, Leonard, Bruce and Robert Jones; and three sisters, Lea Miley, Elaine Rader and Dee Reiff.
The family suggests memorials to Underprivileged Children of the Warren County School District, 185 Hospital Drive, North Warren, PA 16365, earmarked for Field Trips and Educational needs.
The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home in Warren was in charge of arrangements.