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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jeanne M. Sloan on Friday April 1, 2022. Jeanne, predeceased by her parents Edward and Imelda (Ehmann) Sloan, is survived by her siblings; Ned (Pixie) Sloan, Gary (Judy) Sloan, Greg (Karen) Sloan, Mary Beth (Don) Stiner, Deborah (Steve) Sandler, Kevin Sloan, and Joanne (Mike) Russo and many nephews and nieces and grandnephews and nieces.
Born on January 25, 1943, Jeanne resided in Rochester, New York for most of her life. Jeanne had a zest for life that was filled with much laughter, and many traveling adventures, often with her nephews or nieces. She was the favorite aunt of the family. She loved her family and her many many friends. She enjoyed her numerous cousins throughout her whole life.
Jeanne’s long impressive career was involved in social work. A graduate of Nazareth College, she first worked for Monroe County. Having received her Master’s Degree from Fordham University, she lived and worked for a time in New York City. Jeanne’s work experiences included working at Mt. Sinai Hospital in the Methadone Clinic and in the NICU. She also worked at the Catholic Family Center and Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth in Rochester, and also at Monroe County again where she was a supervisor of the county’s Early Intervention Program.
In retirement she pursued her many interests of reading, cooking, painting ceramics, and tending her plants and gardens. She volunteered with causes that were important to her including Women Helping Girls Program and the Friendship Children’s Center. She especially enjoyed volunteering at CP Rochester working with kids in the therapy pool.
Her family asks in her memory one could perform an act of kindness. Donations in her memory may be made to the Catholic Family Center.
A celebration of Jeanne’s life will be on July 16 at Lakefront Lodge at Webster Park between 1 – 5 PM. Memories of Jeanne will be shared at approximately 3:30PM.