Jean Greiner (Briggs) Lovett
Jean Greiner Lovett, age 97, of Shelby, died Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at Shelby Pointe.
Jean was born February 21, 1915 in Rochester, NY to the late James Albert and Georgiana (Greiner) Briggs. She was a 1933 graduate of Toledo Whitmer High School and was a former employee of Toledo Scales and Woodville Lines. Jean was the oldest member of Trilby United Methodist Church in Toledo where she played the organ and piano for many years. She was very active in an African violet garden club in Toledo, was an avid bird watcher, and enjoyed growing irises.
Jean is survived by her children: Gary (Gretchen) Lovett, of Reading, MI, Carolyn (David) Martin, of Corning, NY, Jane Christie Sanzi, of Reading, MI, Barbara Fugate, of Shelby; 10 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 8 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse J. Lovett, in 1987, and her son-in-law, Charles Fugate, in 2002.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 1 pm at the First United Methodist Church in Shelby. The Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, assisted the family with arrangements. Memorial contributions can be made to Shelby First United Methodist Church or Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001. To share a memory or express a condolence, please visit: penwellturner.com