Of Clearwater, FL, went home to be with her Lord, on May 15, 2014. She was born in Plainfield, New Jersey on March 23, 1927, the daughter of Edith and Carl Aschenbach. Jean attended Plainfield Schools, The Packer Collegiate Institute in Brooklyn, NY and New York University, where she majored in Art Education and Drama. She married Robert D. Hasselman (deceased) in 1949 and had two children, Dale Jean Hough (Ronald), and Robert Carl Hasselman (Marie) from Pittsburgh, PA. She is survived by her children; her loving husband, William Yocum; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two stepdaughters, Linda White (Tim), and Donna Briggs (Nelson), and Thelma Caulfield (Barry), the best sister in the world, from Fair Haven, NJ. Jean was involved in Little Theater "The Kenyon Players" in Plainfield, NJ. She lead music for the Wednesday Morning Prayer group in Pittsburgh, PA, taught Portrait Painting for adult education in Pittsburgh, was president of W.G.A. at St. Clair Country Club in Pittsburgh, was president of Clearwater Gulls at Clearwater Yacht Club, FL, served as president of P.E.O. Chapter DA Clearwater, and was active in Salonaires at Regency Oaks. She was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church, Clearwater. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Mt. Lebanon Evangelical Presbyterian Church (formerly Mt. Lebanon UP) at 11 a.m. She will be buried in Pittsburgh, PA. Jean loved Ocean Grove, NJ. She asked that donations be made to The Ocean Grove Historical Society, Pittman Ave., Ocean Grove, NJ 07756. Above all she loved her Lord, Jesus Christ.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on June 15, 2014