30 January 2011

Sunday's Obituary - Jeannette Still

Jeannette Still was my aunt. Her brother Pierson George Still was my great grandfather.

Janette S Still, 94 of Mortonville died Friday afternoon at the Harrison House in Christiana, where she had resided for the past two and one-half years. She had been in failing health during that time.

She was born in Mortonville, daughter of Franklin and S. Jennie Van Horn Still, and resided there for the past 19 years. Miss Still was a graduate of the Women's Hospital of Philadelphia and was a registered nurse in Michigan and Pennsylvania for 50 years, retiring at age 75. She was a nurse at Wilkes-Barre City Hospital for several years, a head nurse at Women's Medical, Surgical and Obstretics Hospital, worked in the children's ear nose and throat ward at the Allegheny Hospital, Pittsburgh, was assistant and relief assistant for three years at Grace Hospital, Detroit, Mich., and instructor and assistant for many years at Grace. She also worked as a private duty as a nurse at Ford Motor Co., in Michigan.

After retirement, she returned to Mortonville. Miss Still was a member of the Old Doe Run Presybyterian Church.

Surviving are two sisters Alice Rodgers of Anaheim, Calif. and Helen Webster of Mortonville, and several neices and nephews.

Services will be at the Maclean Funeral Home, Fifth Avenue and E. Lincoln Highway, Coatesville at 10:30 a.m. Monday. Internment will be in the Old Doe Run Presbyterian Church.

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