Jesse Calhoun


Thursday, Aug 17, 2006 at 6:00 PM St. James Episcopal Church, Mansfield, PA

Obituary of Jesse A. Calhoun

Type Obit Here Jesse A. Calhoun, age 75, of Mansfield, PA and Renovo, PA, died Saturday, August 12, 2006 at his home in Mansfield, PA surrounded by his family and soul mate. Jesse was born on December 4, 1930 in Gleasington, PA, the son of Jesse D. and Leah (Baughman) Calhoun. He had been employed by Consolidated Natural Gas, Leidy Station in Tamarack, PA as a head auto mechanic. He was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church in Renovo, PA and attended the St. James Episcopal Church in Mansfield, PA. Jesse was the treasurer of the New Maple Grove Cemetery Association in Leidy, PA, member of the Kettle Creek Sportsmens Association, and a Volunteer Forest Fire Warden. For the past ten years his passion has been buying and selling antiques and traveling. Jesse was a veteran of the US Army serving in the Post War Occupation of Germany. Jesse is survived by his son and daughter-in-law Chris and Kelly Calhoun of Butler, PA, a granddaughter Rachel Calhoun of Butler, PA, foster brother Howard Sonny Reese of Lock Haven, PA, a sister and brother-in-law Leah Jean and Stanley Barker of North Bend, PA, one niece Debra Barker of Mill Hall, PA and his soul mate and companion for nine years Carole Schoonover of Mansfield, PA. Jesse was preceded in death by his wife Eva Watson Calhoun. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service and communion will be held on Thursday, August 17, 2006 at the St. James Episcopal Church, Mansfield, PA at 6:00 PM. A memorial service and communion will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2006 at the Trinity Episcopal Church, Saint Clair Ave, Renovo, PA at 1 PM. There will be a gathering of friends for food and remembrance in the Parish Hall immediately following the services on Thursday and Saturday. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Jesse Calhouns name to the New Maple Grove Cemetery Association c/o Kenneth W. Schoonover, 4409 College Ave. Corning, NY 14830 or to the Laurel Home Hospice, 24 Walnut Street, Wellsboro, PA 16901. The Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments PC 637 S. Main St. Mansfield, PA is assisting the family with arrangements.
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