Jeanne M. Farha, 52, of 2043 Vermont, died at 10:46 a.m. Sunday (Sept. 15, 2013) in Blessing Hospital. Born March 1, 1961, in Quincy, Jeanne was a daughter of Fred L. and Velma I. Whitney Pfaffe. She married Michael Farha on Feb. 7, 1987, in Bethel Assembly of God Church in Quincy. He survives. Jeanne was an active member of Crossroad Church where she served on the executive leadership team and was in charge of the children's ministry. She had a strong faith and loved reading and studying the Bible and taking walks and long car rides. She will be remembered as a people person who had a heart for children. A 1979 graduate of Quincy Notre Dame High School, Jeanne also attended South West Assembly of God University in Texas. Jeanne was employed as the general manager at Farha Uniform for many years until its closing in 2001. She currently was a customer service representative at State Street Bank. Survivors include her husband, Mike; her mother, Velma Pfaffe of Quincy; a daughter, Sarah Farha of Quincy; three sons, Michael Farha, Aaron Farha and Matthew Farha, all of Quincy; a brother, Larkin Pfaffe of Quincy; two sisters, Sharon Stephens (Dennis) and Deborah Fischer (Greg) both of Quincy; a brother-in-law, Gary Farha of Quincy; and many loving nieces and nephews. Jeanne was preceded in death by her father, Fred Pfaffe; a brother, Ted Pfaffe; two nephews, Tyler Stephens and Jeffrey Stephens; and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Harvey and Shirley Farha. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Thursday in Crossroad Church, 700 S. 21st St., conducted by Pastor Lindy Sloan. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery. VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home and 10 a.m. until time of services Thursday in the church. MEMORIALS: May be made to the family for Jeanne's children. ARRANGEMENTS: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home. WEBSITE: www.zrsc.com.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Sept. 17 to Sept. 19, 2013