Jean V. Pepperman, 89, of Mechanicsburg and Carlisle, passed away on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at Thornwald Home, Carlisle.
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Born on April 1, 1930 in New Columbia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Franklin and Helen (Showers) Dershem and the widow of Gerald E. Pepperman.
Jean was a 1948 graduate of Milton High School. She was a retired bookkeeper for Central Soya, with 21 years of employment. She had also worked as a receptionist for Bethany Village. She was a founding member with over 50 years of membership at Faith United Church of Christ in New Cumberland. She also attended the Silver Spring Presbyterian Church in Mechanicsburg. Jean will be remembered as a person who loved her family and friends more than anything.
She is survived by a daughter, Lori Jean McBride and her fiancé Jay Smail, of New Bloomfield; two sons, Dennis Pepperman and his wife Cherie, of Harrisburg, and Scott Pepperman and his wife Melanie, of Mechanicsburg; ten grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Erin Pepperman.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 4, 2020 in the Myers-Harner Funeral Home, 1903 Market St., Camp Hill, with Rev. Don Wahlig officiating. A visitation with Jean’s family will be held in the funeral home on Saturday from 10:30 A.M. until the time of the service. Burial will be held following the service in St. John’s Cemetery, Mechanicsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, 1777 Reisterstown Road, West Commerce Center Suite 206, Baltimore, MD 21208, www.crohnscolitisfoundation.org.