H. Jean Zeisloft

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CAMP HILL H. Jean Zeisloft, 82, died Sunday, November 11, 2012, at Holy Spirit Hospital surrounded by her family. Mrs. Zeisloft founded Contact Altoona and co-founded the Altoona Food Bank. She was a board member of Harrisburg Neighborhood Center, Child Advocacy of Central PA, Domestic Abuse Advisory Committee, Blair County Emergency Food and Shelter, and Blair County Health and Welfare. She was a member of the board of Church and Society of the United Methodist Church, HELP Committee Directory, YWCA nominating committee, and Woodview Garden Club. Jean received the John Riley Award for Outstanding Participation in Community Work, Public Citizen of the Year of the West-Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, recognized on WTAJ on "People are Great", and Outstanding Citizen Award by the Cub Scouts of America, Pack #1. She was a retired Customer Service Specialist of the former Gimbels Department Store in Harrisburg. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Harrisburg. She was born August 9, 1930, in Pottsville, to the late Clarence Elmer and Edith Mae (Howells) Wills. She is survived by her husband, The Rev. Dr. James H. Zeisloft; a son, James H. Jr. of Kennewick, Wash.; two daughters, Deborah A. Zeisloft (Gerald Driggs) of Pittsburgh and Elizabeth J. Zeisloft of Camp Hill; and two grandchildren, Jacob and Sarah Driggs. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Grace United Methodist Church, 216 State St., Harrisburg, PA 17101. Visitation will follow. Attendees may park in the South St. garage. Memorial contributions may be made to Neighborhood Center of the United Methodist Church, 1801 N. 3rd St., Harrisburg, PA 17102; or to Grace United Methodist Church. For more information or to send private messages of condolence, please visit www.parthemore.com
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Nov. 14, 2012
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