Jean McCumber Nicewonger

Jean McCumber Nicewonger, age 89, of Millcreek Twp., passed away Friday, February 9, 2018. She was born in Erie on July 11, 1928, the daughter of the late Earl and Hazel Perdue McCumber.

Jean was a founding member of Faith Baptist Church. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, the Christian Workers Class, the Maranatha Ladies Group and was a choir member. She had previously been a custodian with the church for 20 years. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Surviving Jean are her daughter, Faith Irvine (Randy); son, Timothy A. Nicewonger (Laurie); 10 grandchildren; two step grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four step great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, George A. Nicewonger; daughter, Marci Brokaw; son, George E. Nicewonger II; four brothers, Harold, Maurice, Earnest and Robert McCumber; five sisters, Delores Linz , Florence Nay, Vera Kneissler, Pearl Clift and Mazie Richards.

Friends may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., 2607 Buffalo Road, on Wednesday, from 11 am until the time of the Funeral Service there at 1 pm. Interment, Erie County Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association – Greater PA Chapter, 1600 Peninsula Dr., Ste. 15, Erie, PA 16505. Cards may be sent in care of The Nicewongers to 2822 Zuck Road, Erie, PA 16506

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