Aug. 9, 1930 Nov. 11, 2012
H. Jean Zeisloft, 82, Camp Hill, died Sunday at Holy Spirit Hospital surrounded by her family.
She was born in Pottsville, daughter of the late Clarence Elmer and Edith Mae (Howells) Wills.
Surviving are her husband, the Rev. Dr. James H. Zeisloft; a son, James H. Jr. of Kennewick, Wash.; two daughters: Deborah A. (Gerald Driggs) of Pittsburgh and Elizabeth J. of Camp Hill; and two grandchildren: Jacob and Sarah Driggs.
Jean founded Contact Altoona and co-founded the Altoona Food Bank. She was a board member of Harrisburg Neighborhood Center, Child Advocacy of Central Pennsylvania, Domestic Abuse Advisory Committee, Blair County Emergency Food and Shelter and Blair County Health and Welfare. She was a member of the board of Church and Society of the United Methodist Church, HELP Committee Directory, YWCA nominating committee and Woodview Garden Club.
Jean received the John Riley Award for Outstanding Participation in Community Work, Public Citizen of the Year of the West-Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, recognized on WTAJ on "People are Great" and Outstanding Citizen Award by the Cub Scouts of America, Pack 1. She was a retired customer service specialist of the former Gimbels Department Store in Harrisburg. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Harrisburg.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at Grace United Methodist Church, 216 State St., Harrisburg, with visitation to follow. Attendees may park in the South Street garage.
Memorial contributions may be made to Neighborhood Center of the United Methodist Church, 1801 N. Third St., Harrisburg, PA 17102, or to Grace United Methodist Church.
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