Jean M. (Cunningham) Freeze

Born: Sat., Feb. 3, 1934
Died: Wed., Dec. 23, 2015


8:30 AM to 10:30 PM, Mon., Dec. 28, 2015
Location: Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 AM Mon., Dec. 28, 2015
Location: St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church

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Jean M. Freeze, age 81, of Port Carbon, PA passed away Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 at the M.S. Hershey Medical Center.

Born in Pottsville, PA on February 3, 1934,  she was the daughter of the late John and Alberta (Kuss) Cunningham.

Jean was a graduate of Pottsville Catholic High School, Class of 1952.  She worked as a switchboard operator for Bell Telephone of PA in Pottsville and then later worked in the retail industry and last working for Value City until retiring in 2005.  Jean was also a seamstress and working for the Greatful Thread in Pottsville.

Jean was a member of the St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church in Pottsville, she love knitting and was involved in the Knitting Club and did knitting classes at the Pottsville Free Public Library.  Jean was a wonderful homemaker, a baker, loved to read, and a great gardener who had the greenest of thumbs and could grow anything.  Jean was a cancer survivor.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years Elmer G. Freeze Jr on December 3, 2014, a daughter Diane Duncan in 1991,and a brother Daniel Cunningham.

Jean is survived by a son Michael Freeze and his wife Charlene, Port Carbon, PA; 3 daughters Eileen Cescon and her husband Daniel, Hollywood, FL; Carolyn Schuler and her husband Kevin, Pottsville, PA; and Jane Freeze, York, PA; 11 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; 2 brothers: John Cunningham III and David  Cunningham; 4 sisters: Marie Walsh, Dorothy Kase, Patti Lowthert, and Alice Cara;  and several nieces and nephews

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church in Pottsville at 11AM on Monday, December 28th, .

Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing on Monday morning from 8:30-10:30AM at Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home, 208 Pike St., Port Carbon.

Interment will be held private at convenience of the family at the Schuylkill Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church 319 Mahantongo Street Pottsville, PA 17901.

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