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Jean E. Fey (Bowden)

April 23, 1929 - December 27, 2019

Service Date: December 31, 2019

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc

Cemetery St. Mary s Cemetery

Church St. Maria Goretti Church

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Jean E. Fey, 90 of Jenkins Township, passed away Friday afternoon, December 27, 2019 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna (Flosser) Bowden.

Jean was a graduate of Elmer L. Meyers High School, Wilkes-Barre, and was employed as a laborer working for Dixie Cup, Easton, General Cigar, Kingston, Atwater Throwing Company, Wilkes-Barre, and last for American Silk Mill, Plains, until her retirement. Jean was also employed as a cab driver for Posten Cab Company, Wilkes-Barre, in the late 1970’s, becoming the first female cab driver. Jean also delivered blood to various blood banks and hospitals in Wilkes-Barre.

She was preceded in death by her husband Gerard A. Fey, Sr. on March 25, 1996, and her brother John Bowden.

Surviving are her daughters Sharon Sapiego and her husband Robert, West Pittston, Deborah Chikey and her husband Robert, Plains, and Sandra Swiontek and her husband Paul, Jenkins Twp., son Gerard Fey, Jr. and his wife Diane, Edwardsville, 8 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be held Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 10:30 am at the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, Pennsylvania 18705, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am at St. Maria Goretti Church, 42 Redwood Drive, Laflin, PA 18702, with Father James J. Walsh, Pastor, officiating. The Parish Rosary Group will pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet and Rosary in the Church 30 minutes before the Mass. All are invited to attend. Interment will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Twp. Family and friends may call Monday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the funeral home.