Eaton Funeral Home
1351 Highland Avenue
Needham, MA 02492
More Obituaries for TANNER
Looking for an obituary for a different person with this name?


1918 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
TANNER, Jeannette (Davis) 98, of Needham, July 10, 2016. Beloved wife of the late John H. Tanner. Loving mother of John Tanner Jr. and his wife Marcia, Scott Tanner and his wife Robin and Susan Dinneen. Dear grandmother of Tyler, Courtney, Douglas and Leah Tanner and Michael Dinneen and his wife Katie. A Private graveside service with Military Honors was held at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. In lieu of flowers donations in Jeannette's name may be made to a or Simmons College, 300 Fenway, Boston MA 02115. A 1941 graduate of Simmons College with a BS in Nursing, Jeannette worked at Children's Hospital Boston, New York Reconstruction Hospital in West Haverstraw New York, taught pediatric nursing to students at Boston Floating Hospital before enlisting in the US Army Nurse Corp in 1944, where she served 6 months at Cushing Hospital in Framingham, and was honorably discharged in 1946. She was a Needham resident since 1954 and was an active member of the First Baptist Church. For obit or to share a memory of Jeannette, please visit www.eatonfuneralhomes.com Eaton Funeral Home 781-444-0201

View the online memorial for Jeannette (Davis) TANNER
Published in The Boston Globe on July 17, 2016
Read More
Planning Guide
Free funeral planning guide compliments of Eaton Funeral Home