Jeanne M. Constantine (nee Mitchell) age 91, of Washington Twp., formerly of Sicklerville and Berlin passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018.
Wife of the late Anthony C. Constantine Sr. she is survived by her children Ray Constantine & his wife Susan, Anthony Constantine Jr. & his wife Lisa, Christopher Constantine & his wife Susan, Jeanne Stephensen, Jennifer Murphy & her husband Thomas, Kevin Constantine & his wife Kathleen and Nick Constantine & his wife Deirdre, 22 grandchildren, many great grandchildren, her sister, Tess Arbona and her brother, Frank Mitchell. Jeanne was also predeceased by her son-in-law, Bill Stephensen, and brothers, Michael & George Mitchell.
Jeanne was a former member and Eucharist Minister of St. John Newman Church, Sicklerville, NJ. Jeanne also served as President of the Altar and Rosary Society and member of the Parish Council at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Berlin, NJ. She was very active in her children’s lives serving as President and founder of the Berlin Community School Home Association, Cub Scout Den Mother of Den #1, Pack 55, Berlin, and room mother to all. Jeanne and her husband, Anthony, retired to Mauricetown, NJ where Jeanne was a member of the St. Anthony’s Ladies Guild and Legion of Mary, Port Norris. Jeanne and Anthony also owned and operated an antique shop, “The Seven C’s”.
Jeanne was a caring and thoughtful person who loved her family dearly. She brought special joy to those around her, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her smile was contagious and her generous spirit uplifting, she will be forever remembered by her gentle touch and loving soul.
Jeanne was an avid reader and loved being surrounded by her books. She took great joy in choosing special books to read to her grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to the Center for Family Services Children's Literacy Program at http://www.centerffs.org/get-involved/donate
Family and Friends may visit from 9:30 am to 10:45 am on Friday, February 23rd, at Church of the Incarnation, 240 Main Street, Mantua, NJ where a memorial Mass will be held at 11 am. Interment will be private. Memories and condolences can be shared at www.smithfhmantua.com