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Jean E. Clem-UPDATE (Motherall)December 4, 1919 ~ February 14, 2013 (age 93)
MEMORIAL SERVICE ANNOUNCED - see details below
Jean Esther Motherall Clem, age 93, of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, died peacefully on Valentine's Day, February 14, 2013 with her family by her side.
She was born to the late Thomas and Grace Motherall on December 4, 1919 in Wilmington, Delaware. She graduated from A.I. duPont High School and received her bachelor's degree in Social Sciences from the University of Delaware. She married the late W. Jack Clem in 1942. They lived together in Carney's Point, NJ for over forty years before relocating to Crosslands at Kennett Square in 1992.
Jean was active in her church, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, enjoyed knitting, tatting, reading, traveling and dancing. Her close-knit group of twelve classmates from the University of Delaware, "The Girls," met regularly for over 60 years.
She is survived by her children, Robert Clem of Wilmington and Carol Clem Snyder of Los Angeles. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Amelia Snyder and Gwendolyn Snyder.
A memorial service will be held at Crosslands (William Penn Room), 1660 Street Road in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348, on June 8, 2013 at 11AM.
Her commital service will follow in Lawnside Cemetery, Woodstown, NJ. A celebration of Jean's life to be held in Salem thereafter.
Donations in lieu of flowers should be made to Kendal-Crosslands Reserve Funds, PO Box 100, Kennett Square, PA 19348-0100.