JEAN O. MORRIS of Fruitland Park passed away Sunday, June 5, age 89, at Cornerstone Hospice, in The Villages. FL
She was born in Columbiana OH, the daughter of A. James and Emma (Weber) Sansenbaugher. She was a founding member of Western PA Genealogical Society in Pittsburgh PA and a nationally known professional genealogist, writer, lecturer, and editor of the Western PA Genealogist Society Journal from 1980-2004. Upon moving to FL she became VP/Program Chair of the Manatee Genealogical Society in Bradenton until 2013 and continued to lecture about Pennsylvania Research. Her contributions will be long remembered. She attended the Faith Lutheran Church in Parrish.
She leaves a sister Sue Moore and a nephew James Leonard, both of The Villages FL, a niece, Sandra and Jack Moffett of Columbiana OH and nephew, Robert W. and Maria Leonard of Lebanon PA. along with Gr. niece, Kelly and Andrew Reinhart of Burbank OH, Mackenzie Leonard of Lebanon PA, and Gr nephew Jeff and Tanya Moffett of Columbiana.OH and third generation nieces, nephews, and cousins.