Born on June 13, 1923 and passed away peacefully on February 7, 2014 with her daughter by her side at the Metropolitan Campus, Windsor Regional Hospital. Loving wife of the late Ervin (1981). Daughter of the late Edward and Florence Barnes. Survived by her daughter Irene of Maidstone and son Erle of Cincinnati, Ohio. Will be greatly missed by furry friends Toby, Tippy and Hobo. Also survived by niece Barbara Dupuis and husband Michael; 1 great-nephew, 2 great-nieces, and 7 great-great-nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brother’s Henry, Percy and Albert, sister’s Ethel, Marylin and Ola and brother-in-law Charles Lankin. Jean lived her entire life in Maidstone Twp. and she devoted her life to her family. She was a member of Bethel-Maidstone United Church for 60 years. Jean is resting at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. North, Essex on Monday from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m.  On Wednesday, friends are invited to meet the family after 12 p.m. at Bethel-Maidstone United Church (933 Talbot Rd. Maidstone) followed by the funeral service at 1 p.m.  Interment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to Bethel-Maidstone United Church. You may send your condolences online at www.kennedyfh.com

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