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Jean P. Faust


Jean P. Faust, age 94, of DuBois, Pa., formerly of Royalton, Pa., died Saturday, September 2, 2017 at the DuBois Nursing Home.

Born on March 17, 1923 in Middletown, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Frank and Ethel (Winchell) Zell.

In 1946, she married Lloyd W. Faust. He preceded her in death in 1975.

Jean was a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army Medical Corp. during World War II. She retired as a registered nurse from the Middletown Home after many years of service.

She grew up in Kingston, N.Y. and Middletown, Pa. She lived in Royalton, Pa. from 1946 until 2016. Jean was a member of the Royalton Emmanuel United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She was kind, loving and upbeat. She enjoyed gardening, reading, birding, and going to Hill Island in the Susquehanna River driving her boat well into her 80’s. She logged more than 500 Miles walking on Volkesmarches.

She was preceded in death by sister Joan Szysh.

She is survived by two sons, Thomas Faust of Jim Thorpe, Pa., and Robert Faust of White Haven, Pa.; a daughter, Susan Loskoski and her husband Edward of DuBois, Pa.; four grandchildren, Olivia Loskoski McMahon, Nick Loskoski and Roberto and Sasha Faust; and three great-grandchildren, Clay, Rona and Flynn.

There will be no public visitation. A memorial service will be held on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Royalton Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 500 Penn St., with Pastor Amy Razor officiating.

Burial will be in Middletown Cemetery.

Memorials may be placed with the Middletown Public Library, 20 North Catherine St., and/or Royalton Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 500 Penn St., both in Middletown, PA 17057, and/or the DuBois Nursing Home, 211 South Main St., DuBois, PA 15801.

The Baronick Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc., DuBois, Pa. is in charge of arrangements.

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