Jean A. Anderson Valone, 92, departed from this life, surrounded by her family on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at the John and Orpha Blair Hospice Home, Warren, PA. She was born in Warren on June 8, 1927 to Carl and Hulda Carlson Anderson. Jean married Robert Valone on August 7, 1930 and she was a lifelong Warren and Oviedo, Florida resident. They moved to Oviedo, FL and spent the summer in their Warren, PA. home. Jean worked at the former Bell Telephone Company before she was married to Bob. In 1979 Jean and Bob moved to Oviedo, FL where she ran a in home daycare. Jean was a wonderful caring person and loved all the children she cared for and they all adored her. She was a wonderful and caring mother to her three children, and it carried through to the grandchildren and great grandchildren and her day care children as well. Line dancing was Jean’s passion for 55 years dancing in Florida and Warren. She belonged to various dance groups. One of the dance groups went on a cruise that Jean and Bob enjoyed immensely. The different dance groups would entertain in different establishments, especially for residents in nursing homes.
Always looking fabulous, Jean enjoyed her getting her walks at the mall and later at Walmart. Her friendly smile and loving glow created many friendships. She will be missed by all. Jean was also a member of the Red Hat Society attending many outings with her group. She was a member of the Russell United Methodist Church. Jean will be remembered as a sweet, with a beautiful soul, stylish woman and a respected lady with a heart of gold. She was a role model to many.
Jean was a loving mother to her children and grandchildren, Dr. Dennis Valone and wife, Pam and their son, Taylor Valone (Jill), Pamela Falber and husband, Bernard and their daughters, Christy Gresham and Tracey Anderson (Dave), grandchildren – Jesse and Kendra Valone; great grandchildren, Brandon, Ryan and Samantha Anderson who loved her dearly. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Bob, who died October 4, 2012, her son, James Valone, 4 Brothers – Paul, Robert, Raymond and Kenneth Anderson, 3 Sisters – Lucille Holst, Evelyn Walters and Marian Hultman.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Friday, March 13, 2020 from 6 to 8 P.M. A funeral and committal service will be conducted Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Jerome Kennedy, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Warren County Memorial Park. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Street, Warren, PA., 16365 or Russell United Methodist Church, 17 Main Street, Russell, PA. 16345 or Warren Area Student Union, 330 Hickory Street, Warren, PA. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com