Jean (Linton) Hemphill, 100, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Beaver Falls, passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2022, at the Reformed Presbyterian Home.
Born on October 15, 1921, in Denison, Kansas, she was the daughter of the late William and Vida (Cathcart) Linton. Jean was a graduate of Geneva College where she received the Life G Award. She was a secretary for the Board of Trustees of Geneva College for 40 years, a member of the College Hill Women’s Club and Geneva Reformed Presbyterian Church, where she also served as secretary.
In addition to her parents, Jean is preceded in death by her husband, Willard E. Hemphill, who passed in 2003; son, William E. (Mary Lou) Hemphill; and brother-in-law, Roy McDonald.
She is survived by her sons, Rev. Robert L. (Cheryl) Hemphill, of Laramie, Wyoming, and James W. (Gail) Hemphill, of Beltsville, Maryland; grandchildren, Johanna (Sean) O’Sullivan, of Windsor, Colorado, Mary Eve (Joe) Hemphill, of St. Louis, Missouri, Paul (Megan) Hemphill, of Fresno, California, Lindsey (Joe) Alder, of University Park, Maryland, Samuel (Michelle) Hemphill, of Beltsville, Maryland, Emily (Jovan) Severin of Laurel, Maryland and Andrew Hemphill (Fiancée – Ashley) of Holland, Michigan; fifteen great-grandchildren; sister, Frances McDonald, of Beaver Falls, and many beloved nephews and nieces scattered far and wide.
Friends will be received on Friday, April 22 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM and Saturday, April 23 from 10:00 AM to Noon in the HILL & KUNSELMAN FUNERAL HOME, INC. – 3801 4th Avenue, Beaver Falls, www.hillandkunselman.com.
The Memorial Service celebrating Jean’s life and praising her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be held at the Reformed Presbyterian Home – 2344 Perrysville Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15214 on Saturday, April 23 at 4:30 PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Jean’s name to either the Reformed Presbyterian Home – 2344 Perrysville Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15214 or Geneva College- 3200 College Avenue Beaver Falls, PA 15010.
“The Lord redeems the soul of His servants, and none of those who take refuge in Him will be condemned.” Psalm 34:22
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