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Jean Marie Fouratt

May 26, 1927 - November 2, 2015

Jean Franklin Fouratt died peacefully Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, in Virginia Beach, Va., at the age of 88. Jean was born May 26, 1927, in Trenton, N.J., to Churchill and Sara Franklin. She graduated from Douglas College and received her Master’s degree in history from the University of Pennsylvania. She married Robert F. Fouratt in 1952. She lived in Little Silver, N.J., and Owensboro, Ky., before settling in Lower Burrell in 1970. Jean taught at St. Margaret Mary Catholic School in Lower Burrell for 27 years as well as a member of St. Margaret Mary parish for 45 years. Jean was predeceased by her husband, Robert. Left to cherish her memory are her three children, Elizabeth Army, of Chesapeake, Va., Robert Fouratt (Mary Eileen) of Shrewsbury, N.J., and Joan Oates (Tom), of San Antonio, Texas. She is also survived by her brother, Dr. Churchill Franklin, of Newark, Del., eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. A memorial Mass will be held at a later date in Lower Burrell. For further information, please see Memorial donations may be made to St. Gregory the Great Catholic School Library, 5343 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23462.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Saturday, January 9, 2016


St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church

3055 Leechburg Rd.
Lower Burrell, PA 15068

Funeral Mass.  Time to be determined.

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