Jean Rose Christie


Jean Rose Christie of Grove City went home to be with the Lord on Thursday morning (Aug. 22, 2019) in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was 95.
Jean was born on March 2, 1924, in Kittanning to William Charles and Meadie (Cunningham) Geiger.
She married Homer W. Christie on June 10, 1949.
She was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where she obtained a degree as a dental hygienist.
Jean began her career in Pittsburgh and later in Uniontown before becoming the school dental hygienist for Grove City School District.
She was an active member of the First Baptist Church, Grove City, and had a passion for the college ministry within the church.
Jean enjoyed studying God's Word and spending time with her family. She was truly an example of a godly wife and mother.
Survivors include: her beloved husband of 70 years; two children; Carol Jean Ritter and husband Jerry, Indianapolis, Ind., and William L. Christie and wife Joan, Stuttgart, Germany; four grandchildren, Michael Christie and wife Amy, Michelle Bolin and husband Scott, Sara Seelman and husband John and Kim Ritter; and eight great-grandchildren.
Her parents, a son, Robert Geiger Christie, a granddaughter, Kristina Lynn Ritter, and two sisters preceded Jean in death.
Memorials can be made to the First Baptist Church of Grove City for College Ministry.

Jean Rose, 95, of Grove City.
Calling hours: From 5 to 8 p.m. Monday (8-26-19) and from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday (8-27-19) at First Baptist Church, 103 Cranberry Road, Grove City.
Service: Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday (8-27-19) at the church.
Burial: Woodland Cemetery.
Arrangements by CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME INC., 306 Bessemer Ave., Grove City.
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Published on August 28, 2019
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