Jeanne (Hunter) Paris

STATE COLLEGE – Jeanne Hunter Paris, 66, of Milroy, formerly of Lemont, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College.

Born Sept. 11, 1946, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Cyrus Hunter Sr. and Lois (Barnard) Hunter, who survives in Milroy. On Nov. 17, 1990, in Pleasant Gap, she married John C. Paris, who survives.

She is also survived by: a son, Chris Dobson and his wife, Karen, of Spring Mills; a stepdaughter, Susan Fisher and her companion, William O’Brien, of Hummelstown; three grandchildren, Paige Dobson, of Spring Mills, Dustin Fisher and his wife, Natisha, of Green Grove, and Kristin Fisher, of Hummelstown; two sisters, Joyce Hunter, of Phoenix, Ariz., and Jannette Lohr, of Howard; two brothers, James Hunter and his companion, Nancy Strayer, and Cyrus Hunter Jr. and his wife, Belinda, both of State College; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Sandy.

She was a 1964 graduate of State College High School.

Jeanne and her husband, John, moved to Lancaster and for years owned and operated the Drift Inn Tavern. Upon retirement, they returned to central Pennsylvania, settling in Milroy.

Her kindness and love of family will always be remembered.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2013, at Koch Funeral Home, 2401 S. Atherton St., State College, with Pastor Bo King officiating.

A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Grays Cemetery, Stormstown, at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Centre County Breast Cancer Coalition, P.O. Box 344, Boalsburg, PA 16827.

Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College.

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