Obituary

Jeanne
Dusz
Wadsworth, OH

JEANNE M. DUSZ, BELOVED WIFE, MOTHER, GRANDMOTHER, SISTER, AND FRIEND WENT HOME TO BE WITH JESUS CHRIST, HER LORD, SAVIOR, SANCTIFIER, JUSTIFIER, HEALER AND COMING KING ON DECEMBER 8, 2023.

SHE WAS ” BORN AGAIN’ AS A YOUTH AND USED HER GIFT OF SINGING TO GLORIFY AND PRAISE THE LORD. SHE SOLOED IN THE CHURCH IN WHICH SHE GREW UP AND AT TIMES LED THE CONGREGATION IN SINGING AS A YOUTH. AFTER SHE WAS ON HER OWN SHE SANG IN THE CHOIRS IN THE CHURCHES SHE ATTENDED AND IN ONE CHURCH LED THE YOUNG PEOPLES’ CHOIR. WHEN SHE AND BEAU WERE MARRIED, SHE SOLOED AT LEAST 1000 TIMES WHILE BEAU DELIVERED A MESSAGE ON THE WORD OF GOD IN UP TO FOUR DIFFERENT BIBLE STUDIES MONTHLY.

AS A STUDENT IN THE PORTAGE COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM JEANNE PLAYED THE CLARINET IN THE BAND, WAS A MEMBER OF THE GIRL’S BASKETBALL TEAM AND A CHEERLEADER FOR SIX YEARS. AFTER GRADUATION FROM HIGH SCHOOL, JEANNE ATTENDED AKRON GENERAL HOSPITAL’S X-RAY SCHOOL AND BECAME A CERTIFIED X-RAY TECHNICIAN. AS AN X-RAY TECHNICIAN, SHE WORKED AT AKRON GENERAL HOSPITAL AND THEN FOR A PRIVATE PHYSICIAN. AFTER SHE RETIRED FROM HER CAREER AS A X-RAY TECH, SHE BECAME A HOME HEALTH AIDE, A JOB SHE WOULD HAVE DONE FOR NO PAY BELIEVING SHE WAS DOING A MINISTRY FOR THE ELDERLY.

SHE AND BEAU HAD TWO BIOLOGICAL CHILDREN AND SHE ALSO MOTHERED FOUR FOSTER CHILDREN, ALL LESS THAN ONE YEAR OLD. JEANNE WAS ALSO AN ACCOMPLISHED DECORATIVE PAINTER, ALL DONE FOR THEIR HOME OR FRIENDS. ON CANVAS, SLATE, GLASS AND TIN. SHE WORKED WITH OILS AND ACRYLICS AND PAINTED HER SHOES AND CLOTHING. JEANNE WAS ALSO A MEMBER OF THE MAYFLOWER SOCIETY SINCE HER ANCESTORS WERE JOHN ALDEN AND PRISCILLA MULLENS WHO ARRIVED IN AMERICA ON THE “MAYFLOWER”. SHE WAS QUITE ACTIVE IN THE SOCIETY HAVING HELD OFFICES AND HELPED AT MANY FUNCTIONS.

SHE IS SURVIVED BY HUSBAND, BEAU; DAUGHTER, CHANDA (JIM) GEARY; GRANDSON, CHASE GEARY AND GRANDDAUGHTER, AVA GEARY SISTER, ELAINE HUGILL, MILLIONS OF CHRISTIAN BROTHERS AND SISTERS AND MANY FOJABS. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY SON JOSEPH, FATHER AND MOTHER (EMMETT AND MILDRED PONTIUS, SISTER, JUNE AND BROTHER, BRADLEY AND MILLIONS OF CHRISTIAN BROTHERS AND SISTERS AND MANY FOJABS.

MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2023 AT 11 AM AT RIDGEWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH 7891 RIDGE RD. IN WADSWORTH WITH PASTOR TOM MURRELL OFFICIATING.