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January 6, 2013

Jean K. Magee Reichel Peters

SAEGERTOWN — Jean K. Magee Reichel Peters, 88, of 20881 State Highway 198, Saegertown, formerly of 522 David Alley, Saegertown, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Crawford County Care Center.

Jean was born in Titusville on Dec. 25, 1924, a daughter of the late Elmer E. and Mabel K. (Coyle) Magee.

She was married to Kenneth E. Peters, who preceded her in death. She was previously married to Arthur H. Reichel, who also preceded her in death.

She was a member of St. Bernadette’s Roman Catholic Church, a former member of the Altar Rosary Society and of the church choir.

Over the years Jean had been employed as a registered nurse by the former City Hospital, the former Spencer Hospital, the former Flickinger Home, the former Mead Home, as an office nurse for Dr. Lucia Pagniello, Dr. Lucy Kirchner and as an industrial nurse by the former Talon Inc.

A graduate of St. Joseph’s Academy High School, Titusville, she was also a 1946 graduate of the former Spencer Hospital School of Nursing. Jean was a former member of the Hayfield Grange.

Jean is survived by four daughters, Carolyn Meech of North Carolina, and Anita M. Koehler, Mary Jean Scott and her husband, Steven, and Judith Acker and her husband, Michael, all of Saegertown; two sons, Paul A. Reichel and his wife, Betty of Geneva, Ohio, and Charles E. Reichel and his wife, Terry, of Homer City; 17 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; a sister, Lois Manross and her husband, Robert, of Titusville; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Jean was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Cory Hawk; a sister, Doris M. Magee; and four brothers, Lawrence E. Magee, Donald F. Magee, Paul R. Magee and Roger D. Magee.

Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 330 Broad St., Saegertown, where a scripture service will be conducted at 8:15 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Thursday at St. Bernadette’s Roman Catholic Church, Renner Avenue, Saegertown, with Father  David Poulson, pastor, as celebrant.

Interment will take place in St. James Cemetery, Crossingville.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Bernadette’s Roman Catholic Church, Renner Avenue, Saegertown, or Alzheimer’s Association-NW, 1128 State St., Suite 301, Erie, Pa. 16505.

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