Jeanne E. Hinchberger

July 24, 1937 ~ October 14, 2020 (age 83)


Jeanne E. Hinchberger, 83, of Butler, passed away, Wednesday evening, October 14, 2020, in the comfort of her home.

Born July 24, 1937 in Butler, she was a daughter of the late Robert Gillespie and Phyllis (O'Connor) Gillespie.

Jeanne was a registered nurse, working at the Sunnyview Nursing Home and then for Butler Memorial Hospital, retiring after 25 years. She was a member of St. Fidelis Roman Catholic Church in Meridian, enjoyed card making and stamping, also playing cards and bowling. She liked to golf, as she was a member of the Armco Country Club. She was also a member of the esquire club and was the sole proprietor of “Club Jeanne”.

Surviving are her 5 children: Andrew Cygan of Butler, William Cygan of Pittsburgh, Douglas (Jenny) Cygan of Butler, Carol (Juan) Ibarra of Pittsburgh, Amy (William) Jackson of Butler.

5 step-children: Joseph Hinchberger of Portersville, David (Jan) Hinchberger of Slippery Rock, Cindy (Jerry) McConnell of Tionesta, Rita (Harold) Watterson of Karns City, Troy (Joann) Hinchberger of Prospect.

30 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, LaVerne E. Hinchberger, whom she married December 13, 1975, he died October 31, 2019; also 1 brother, William Gillespie and 1 sister, Gail Oesterling.

Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler, from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm Friday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, at 10:00 am, at St. Fidelis Roman Catholic Church, 125 Buttercup Road in Meridian. The Rev. Jack Nanz, will officiate. Interment will be in Greenlawn Burial Estates.

In Lieu of Flowers, Donation are requested to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.




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October 16, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Geibel Funeral Home
201 E Cunningham St
Butler, PA 16001

Mass of Christian Burial
October 17, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Fidelis Roman Catholic Church (Buttercup Road, Meridian)

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