In memory of
Jean McCord
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In memory of
Jean McCord
Jean McCord, 77, of Chestnut Street, Frackville, passed away Saturday afternoon at her residence. Born in Fountain Springs, Aug. 24, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Elmer Sr. and Edna Carl Rhoades. She was a graduate of the former Butler Township High School, Fountain Springs, Class of 1957. Following high school, she graduated from the former Ford School of Business, Pottsville, Class of 1958. She was employed as a secretary in Washington, D.C., for the Federal Department of Immigration, later at Zulicks Dress factory, Schuylkill Haven, retiring from the Baltimore Life Insurance Co., Pottsville, as a licensed insurance saleswoman. Jean was of the Evangelical faith, and a member of the former German Eldership Church, Fountain Springs. She was preceded in death by a sister, Anne Weidensaul; a brother, Elmer Rhoades Jr.; stepbrothers, Harold and Richard Geist. Surviving are her husband, Robert McCord Sr., to whom she was married for 56 years; a daughter, Pamela, wife of John Swirsky, Frackville; sons, Robert McCord Jr. and his wife, Teresa, Mahanoy City, Edward "Chico" McCord, Brownsville, Richard McCord and his wife, Ann Marie, Leesville, La., and Harold McCord, Ashland; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Friends and relatives are invited to attend a memorial funeral service at 7 p.m. Monday at Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, 1323 Centre St., Ashland. Officiating will be the Rev. Jeffrey Merwine, pastor of Trinity Evangelical Congregational Church, Frackville. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. until the service. Memorial donations in Jean's name may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of arrangements. Visit Fritzfuneralhome.com . Sign the guest book at republicanherald.com
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