Jean L. Cooper Weaver Poore
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Jean L. Poore, age 79, of Wilmington, DE passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014, peacefully, surrounded by her family.
Jean was born in New Castle, DE and attended Wilmington High School. She was a homemaker most of her life in addition to holding various jobs in the area to help support the family. Jean was an avid shuffleboard player and a member of the Minquadale and Wilmington Manor Fire Companies Ladies Auxiliary for many years. She enjoyed collecting Teddy Bears and would light up upon receiving any new ones for her collection.
She is survived by her children, Kathy Drennan (Bill), Kenneth Weaver (Jennifer), Jack Weaver, Jr., Kimberly Williams (Joe) and Jeffrey Weaver (Mary); her siblings, Patricia Bailey, William Cooper and George Cooper. Additionally, she is survived by 19 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and several other relatives.
A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 11am at the Gebhart Funeral Home, 531 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE 19720, where visitation will be from 10-11am. Burial will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, New Castle, DE. Immediately following the graveside service, family and friends are invited to the The Masonic Hall, 108 E. Market Street, Newport, DE 19804 for refreshments.
In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer donations in memory of Jean Poore to The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, debreastcancer.org; or by mail via check to DBCC, 111 W. 11th Street, Suite 3, Wilmington, DE 19801.
For condolences, visit
Gebhart Funeral Homes - New Castle
531 Delaware Street New Castle, DE 19720
Published in The News Journal on Mar. 6, 2014