Jean Evelyn Pistone, 89, passed away on Jan. 6, 2021, at her present residence in Spang Crest, Lebanon, PA. She was the wife of the late Robert A. Pistone.
Born in Annville on Aug. 29, 1931, she was the daughter of the late William and Blanche Leob Watson. Jean was a fun-loving, outgoing person who touched many lives. She made friends easily and enjoyed chatting and socializing with friends and family. She loved cooking for her family and passing along family recipes. You never entered Jean’s home without eating before you left. While Jean enjoyed these things, her family was her first priority.
The family would like to send a thank you to the nurses and staff at Spang Crest for the love, care, and compassion that was given during her time spent there.
Surviving is a son, Robert G. Pistone, and wife, Evelyn, of Washington, daughters, Carol Pistone McLaughlin, of Cornwall, Sandra L. Pistone, of Florida, and Terri L. Pistone McDaniels, and husband, Michael, of Lebanon. Also surviving is grandsons, Robert A. Pistone, of Oregon, Casey R. McLaughlin, husband of Jennifer McLaughlin, of State College, Brian McLaughlin, of West Chester, Kyle McLaughlin, husband of Nellie Tran-McLaughlin, of Mt. Gretna, Matthew R. McDaniels, of Lebanon, granddaughters, Gianna R. Pistone Marte, wife of Stephen Marte, of Lebanon, and Dana Amsbaugh, of Lititz, a great-grandson, Alec C. McLaughlin, a great-granddaughter, Avianna R. Marte, and a great-grandson, Stephen Marte, Jr. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Jean was preceded in death by brothers, William, Donald, Kenneth, and Earl Watson, and sisters, Blanche Wagner, Erma Taylor, and Mildred Capretti, and a grandson Todd Peiffer.
Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 12 p.m. at Grand View Memorial Park. Procession will form at 11:30 a.m. at Kreamer Funeral Home, 618 E. Main St., Annville.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Jean to the Humane Society of Lebanon County, 150 N. Ramona Rd., Myerstown, PA 17067.