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Jeanne Bohen Niedzielski

October 17, 1925 ~ July 8, 2019 (age 93)
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Jeanne passed away peacefully on July 8, 2019. She was born October 17, 1925 to the late Francis W. and Marguerite Seay Shufflin in Erie, PA. Jeanne graduated from Strong Vincent High School, Class of 1942 and Villa Maria College, Class of 1946 with a B.S. in chemistry.

She met Richard Bohen after he returned from active duty in World War II. They fell in love and were married October 4, 1947. She was a busy housewife, raising 6 children.  Dick passed away November 18, 1967. Jeanne went to work at the Villa College bookstore to support her family. During this time, she met and fell in love with John Niedzielski, who she met at a Villa Maria Academy PTA meeting. They were married October 4, 1970 and enjoyed a wonderful life until John passed away November 13, 1989.

Along with the Villa college bookstore, Jeanne worked as a columnist for the Erie Times News and 10 years at PNC Bank as a teller. She was also active in the St. Mark’s Seminary Ladies Auxiliary, Christian Family Movement and almost every parish group at St. Andrew’s, including the Ladies Guild, the Resurrection Choir and collection counting.

Along with her parents and husbands, Jeanne was preceded in death by her sister, Annette Shufflin Strayer, sons Timothy Bohen (Tullia) and Kenneth Niedzielski and daughter Anne Bohen McCuskey (John).

She is survived by her loving children; Chris Niedzielski-Eichner (Phil), Maggie Bohen Barlow (Mark), Steve, Barb Niedzielski Sullivan (Joe), Bob and Terri Bohen (Joe Hanlin), son-in-law John McCuskey. She also was adored by grandchildren Ben Bohen (Peter DuBois), Jeremy Bohen (Tara Merjanoff), Liz McCuskey (Victor Richardson), Nora Niedzielski-Eichner (Mark Smith), JB McCuskey (Wendy), Erin Thompson (Dan), Alex Bohen, Michael Barlow, Sam Bohen and Grace Bohen and 5 great- grandchildren.

Friends are invited to call at the Quinn Funeral Home, West 9th & Liberty St. on Friday, July 12, 2019 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM and are invited to attend Prayer Services there Saturday at 9:30 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM in St. Andrew Catholic Church. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the St. Andrew’s Food Pantry, 1116 W. 7th St., Erie, PA 16502

 

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