Jeanette Beecher

September 8, 1937October 11, 2021

Jeanette Beecher, 84, of Bechtelsville. Wife of James C. Beecher. Passed away in her residence on Monday October 11, 2021 surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Philadelphia, Pa she was the daughter of the late Dorothy (Thress) and Charles Coolen.

She worked for Sears and Roebuck in the administration office in her younger years. Later in life she worked in the preschool at St. Columbkill Church.

Jeanette is survived by her children, Eileen J. wife of William F. Kiefer of Boyertown, Susan L. wife of James C. Bell of Douglassville, Jacqueline wife of Michael A. Wiltshire of Levittown and James C., Jr. husband of Angela M. Beecher of Harleysville. Brother Ralph Coolen of Churchville. Seven grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren also survive her. She is predeceased by her brother Charles Coolen.

A memorial Graveside service will be celebrated at Most Blessed Sacrament Church Cemetery, Bally on Saturday October 23, 2021 at 11:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made on Jeanette’s name to Padre Pio Shrine, Po Box 206 Barto, PA. 19504 or

Arrangement by the Linwood W. Ott Funeral Home, Inc. 111 North Reading Ave. Boyertown, PA. 19512.

Online condolences can be made at


  • James C. Beecher, Husband
  • Eileen J. Kiefer (William F.), Daughter
  • Susan L. Bell (James C.), Daughter
  • Jacqueline Wiltshire (Michael A.), Daughter
  • James C. Beecher, Jr. (Angela M.), Son
  • Ralph Coolen, Brother
  • Charles Coolen, Brother (Deceased)
  • Charles Coolen, Father (Deceased)
  • Dorothy (Thress) Coolen, Mother (Deceased)
  • Jeanette is also survived by seven grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren.


  • Memorial Graveside Service

    Saturday, October 23, 2021


Jeanette Beecher

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Donna Magauran

October 14, 2021

We are saddened to hear about Aunt Jean's passing. Our deepest condolence to all of you! Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Donna & Jim Magauran