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Hope, Jean
1931 - 2017
Jean Elizabeth (Faull) Hope, died on September 3, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio. She was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on April 9, 1931, the only child of William Richard and Kathleen Violet (Read) Faull. She grew up in Assam, India, where her father worked for a shipping company and as a British government official prior to Indian independence in 1947. Jean met her future husband, Edward William Hope, during WW II in India at a missionary hospital where he was stationed as a US Army medic. After the war she attended Cheltenham Ladies College in England and reconnected with Edward during a visit to the USA. They were married in England in 1949. After settling in Columbus in the 1980's, Jean worked at the Worthington Public Library. Jean is survived by her son, Richard Faull Hope of Easton, PA; and daughter, Jane Hope Whitman of Dublin, OH. She is also survived by five grandsons; two granddaughters; and multiple great grandchildren. Her husband Edward predeceased her in 2016.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Sept. 13, 2017
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