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Jean Greenwood

Jean Yarnall Greenwood

Sunday, April 30th, 1922 - Saturday, March 20th, 2021
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Jean L. Greenwood of New Hope, PA, died on Saturday, March 20, 2021, at her home. She was 98 years old.

Born and raised in Wyndmoor, PA, Jean had been a Bucks County resident since 1968. She lived in Point Pleasant, PA for over 20 years and in New Hope since 1999. After her 1940 graduation from the Germantown Friends School, she attended Wheaton College for two years and earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1944. In 1946 she married Richard Yarnall. Together they started their family. Jean later married Richard Greenwood. A woman of many interests, Jean enjoyed playing tennis, reading, collecting art and fine music, opera being a favorite. An avid gardener, she attended the Barnes Foundation’s Horticultural School. Jean was a volunteer at the New Hope-Solebury Public Library.

Jean is survived by her children and their spouses Jonathan R. and Mira Nakashima Yarnall of Solebury, PA; George A. and Anne W. Yarnall of Carversville, PA and Barbara L. Welch of Bensalem, PA; her grandchildren Nicholas Yarnall and William Yarnall of Austin, TX and Whitney Yarnall of San Diego, CA. She was predeceased by her husband Richard Greenwood; her parents Franklin and Ella May Harris Landenberger, her sister Nancy L. Webster and her son-in-law David Welch.

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    Thompson Memorial Church Cemetery
    1680 Aquetong Road
    NEW HOPE, PA 18938
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Dodie Morris

Posted at 02:23pm
My deepest condolences. She was one of my favorite of my mom’s wonderful friends. Heaven hit the jackpot. With love, Dodie

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