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Death in our diocesan family: Jean Sickles

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Jean SicklesWith sadness we share the news of the death of Jean Ironside Stover Sickles, 95, on October 26, 2020 at the Clarence W. Sickles Health Care Center at Heath Village. Read her full obituary.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, the Rev. Clarence W. Sickles, just six months ago.

She is survived by four daughters Mary Roberts (John), Martha Sickles, Margaret Sheldon (Jim), Monica Cook (Pete); four sons, Mark Sickles, Michael Sickles (Barbara), Martin Sickles (Jean), and Matthew Sickles; thirteen grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heath Village Employee Appreciation Fund (GoFundMe link) or the Clarence W. Sickles Friendship Fund to support residents at Heath Village.

Lord, for your faithful people life is changed, not ended. When the body of our earthly dwelling lies in death, we gain an everlasting dwelling place in heaven. Lord, grant eternal rest, forever in the radiance of your light. Amen.