Jean F. Gilmore

  • Born: November 11, 1922
  • Died: November 22, 2017
  • Location: Media, Pennsylvania

Donohue Funeral Homes, Inc.

8401 W Chester Pike
Upper Darby, PA 19082
Tel. (610) 449-0300

Tribute & Message From The Family

Beloved Wife, Loving Mother

Message From The Family

Many thanks to friends and family who have lent me their support, comfort and love during this tough time. You are all very much appreciated.

Jean F. Gilmore (nee Ferguson), age 95, of Media, PA, passed away on November 22, 2017. Born in Elizabeth, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Leotine Ferguson (nee Chase).

Jean received her Master's Degree in English from Duke University and Villanova University. She served as a WAVE in the United States Navy during World War II and Korea.

Jean had a passion for music. She participated in various church choirs and had a deep love of the symphony and opera.

Jean was predeceased by her beloved husband, Captain John Wilson Gilmore. She is survived by her loving son, Jack Gilmore.

Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing Sunday, December 3, 2017 4:00-6:00 PM The Donohue Funeral Home, 8401 West Chester Pike (cor. Lynn Blvd.), Upper Darby, PA. Interment will take place at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jean's memory to the Alzheimer's Association, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106 would be appreciated.


Condolence & Memory Journal

My sincere condolences to family and friends. May the God who binds up the brokenhearted and comforts all who mourn, sustain your family during this difficult time - Isaiah 61:1, 2.

Posted by Mrs. Lynch - Bear, DE   November 30, 2017

When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. May your wonderful treasures fill yur heart with love and bring you peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Hose 13:14

Posted by A friend   November 30, 2017

With love in our hearts to our dear friend Jack,wishing you peace.
Love, Jeff&Terri

Posted by Terri Haverson - Friend   November 29, 2017

Jack, You and your mom are in my thoughts & prayers. Jean was fortunate to have you as a son. God bless you.

Posted by Rita Mueller - Havertown, PA - Friend   November 29, 2017


Sending love and prayers. Cherish the family memories that make your heart smile.

Posted by Terri D'Antonio - WOOLWICH TWP, NJ - Friend   November 28, 2017

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