Meadville Tribune

April 16, 2013

Jeannette Bauer Rynd

Meadville Tribune

ESPYVILLE — Jeannette Bauer Rynd, 88, of Espyville, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at UPMC Horizon in Greenville.

Born in North Shenango Township on May 22, 1924, she was a daughter of Herman and Leta Linn Bauer.

She married Charles E. Rynd Sr. on Sept. 23, 1944; he preceded her in death on May 5, 2002.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Andover, Ohio, with the practice of the profession of her Christian faith a life-long personal effort.

She was employed from 1970 through 1987 as a medical bookkeeper. Jeanette enjoyed fishing, crocheting, story writing and baking.

Survivors include two sons and three daughters, Charles E. Rynd Jr. and his wife, Cheryl, of St. Marys, Diane E. Rynd of Espyville, Gretchen Sassi and her husband, Douglas, of Still Pond, Md., Nina Whitnah and her husband, John, of Simsbury, Conn., Michael Rynd, and his wife, Julie Thorne, of Baltimore; her grandchildren, including Scott Rynd and his wife, Nancy, Amy Straub and her husband, Peter, Stephen Rynd, Sebastian Sassi and his wife, Brooke Hefner, Raphael Sassi, Daniel Sassi and his wife, Lexi, Lauren Whitnah, Meredith Whitnah, and Michael Whitnah and his wife Joanna; 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a brother, Wendell B. Bauer; and two sisters, Florence Rhoades and Nina McCreary.

Calling hours will be Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Royal-Coleman Funeral Home, 6028 U.S. Highway 6, Linesville.

The funeral service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. John Whitnah, son-in-law, officiating.

Burial will be in Espyville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15205-4620; Espyville Cemetery Association, 1868 Chapel Road, Espyville, Pa. 16424; or to Adam’s Smile Auxiliary Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation, 4401 Penn Ave., Central Plant, Floor 3, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15224.

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