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Jean Withers Obituary

Jean L. Withers
Jean L. Withers

July 3, 1945 - June 28, 2019
Born in Bronx, NY
Resided in East Windsor, NJ


Jean L. Withers, 73, of East Windsor, died at her home on June 28, 2019.

She grew up in Long Island and lived in East Windsor since 1972. She was an engaged member of Congregation Beth Chaim Synagogue in Princeton Junction, where she received great joy from singing in the choir. She was very active in the Metuchen and Hamilton Rotary Clubs. She held the positions of President and Assistant District Governor in Rotary, as well as being a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow. She worked for many years as the director of JFK Haven Hospice in Edison. She was very active with volunteer work in many communities, and was also known for helping her family and friends with any issues they had, whether they were medical or personal.

She is predeceased by her parents, George and Maria Otis.

She was the beloved wife of John for 52 years; cherished mother of Rachel Glatt (and husband, Jonathan) of East Windsor, and Robert (and wife, Gayle) of Yardley, PA; doting grandmother to Andrew and Benjamin Glatt & Sienna and Clive Withers; caring sister of Philip Otis of Monroe Twp. and a fond aunt to Tara Otis, who resides in Florida.

A service will take place on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 1 pm at Congregation Beth Chaim Synagogue, 329 Village Rd E, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Rotary Club of Hamilton Township, PO Box 2576 , Hamilton, NJ 08690 OR Congregation Beth Chaim Synagogue, 329 Village Rd E, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550.




Congregation Beth Chaim Synagogue
329 Village Rd E.
Princeton Junction, NJ US 08550
Sunday, June 30, 2019
1:00 PM




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