Jean R. Havill

20 January, 192514 November, 2021

Jean Rodgers Havill, of Rochester, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 14, 2021, at the age of 96.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Bill. She is survived by her children, Debbie (Rick) Giesselman, Cathy (Gordy) King, and David Havill; grandchildren, Ben (Leah Oltean) Giesselman, Nate (Janel) Giesselman, Christopher (Lindsay) Gange, Gina (Ben Perry) Gange; great grandchildren, Lauren and Nathan Giesselman, Derek Gange, and Noah Giesselman.

Jean was born January 20, 1925 in Rochester, NY and graduated from the University of Rochester. She taught Earth Science in the RCSD for many years. Upon retirement, she and Bill spent their winters in Port Charlotte, FL and their summers at their cottage on Mt. Lake in Ontario, CA. She returned to Rochester in 2011.

Her family wishes to thank the staff at Wegmans Cottages, Cottage 200, for the companionship and care they gave Jean for the last seven years.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at the Alvah Halloran & Son Funeral Home, 2125 Chili Avenue, Rochester, NY 14624. All in attendance must be fully vaccinated and masks are required.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jean’s memory to The Nature Conservancy, Attn: Treasury, 4245 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 100, Arlington, VA 22203; or the University of Rochester, Office of Gifts & Donor Records, 300 East River Rd., P.O. Box 270032, Rochester, NY 14627.

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