Jean Ruth Lancello, 86, of Greenfield, passed away Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at Hancock Regional Hospice. She was born Oct. 4, 1927, in New Britain, Conn., to the late William and Lillian (Johnson) Fitzgerald.
Jean was a graduate of Newington High School, Newington Conn. She married Joseph G. Lancello on July 8, 1950, in New Britain, Conn. Jean was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker. She loved her family, enjoyed sewing, needlepoint, cooking and gardening. She was a member of Bradley United Methodist Church and Tri Kappa.
She is survived by her husband, Joe of Greenfield; son, David (Christy) Lancello of Indianapolis; daughter, Joan Hancock of Whitestown, Ind.; brother, Neil Fitzgerald of Plainville, Conn.; grandchildren, Joseph Palumbo, Cindy Hancock and Jessica Hancock and great -grandchild, Jean Palumbo.
Jean is preceded in death by her parents and brother, William Fitzgerald.
Visitation will be from Noon to 2 p.m. on Friday Dec. 20, 2013, at the funeral home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday Dec. 20, 2013, at the Stillinger Family Funeral Home Pasco Chapel 1780 West Main Street Greenfield Indiana 46140. Burial will follow in Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Jean’s honor to Parkinson’s Awareness Association of Central Indiana, 4755 Kingsway Drive, Suite 333, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1560.
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