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Jean Northrop
  • Flowers are welcome, however contributions in Jean's memory may be made to A Buddy for Life c/o the funeral home.

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“Kathy, So sorry for your loss! Your Mom was so cool! I remember spending the night at your of the few times I was allowed out! She was a...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Sue Johnson (Simons) - Colora, MD

“Kathy & Karolyn: I am so sorry the loss of your Mother. Good memories will pop up now and then that will put a smile on your face. The first time I...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Mike Doria - Springfield, MO

“I was very sorry to hear that your mother had passed away. I was unable to attend the service but wanted you to know that you are in my thoughts...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: ELsie Cline - ELkton, MD - friend

“It was such a pleasure to finally get to meet Jean last December after hearing so many fun stories about her. We could have talked about eating...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Sasha Preble - Chicago, IL

“Kathy & Karolyn - my thoughts are with you. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Rita Harrison-Benedict - MD

“Dear Karolyn and Kathy: Jean, Lanita and I extend our sympathy to you on the loss of your Mother. I will always remember her as the VERY NICE AND...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Jean, Lanita, and Larry Rush - MD

7 of 11 | Posted by: DAWN MCCLANAHAN - north east, MD

“Kathy and Russ, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. Ms. Jean will always hold a special place in our...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Sherri, Wendy, Julie, Debbie, and Dar

“Kathy, We are so sorry about your Mom. Although I had never met her, I had talked to her on the phone when I would call you. I know she must have...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Sheila & Dale Merritt - Headland, AL

“Karolyn & Kathy Your mom was a special lady to me, when I first met her when your dad passed away it was if I had known her forever, she was a lady...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Edward Mckeown - elkton, MD

“In the short time I got to know u...u showed me many things. That coupons are good, not to wait on people, and it's funny to give other a hard time...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Deseree Young - Elkton, MD

Jean Northrop, 81, of Elkton, MD, passed away December 22, 2013 at Union Hospital following a lengthy illness.
Born in Livermore, KY, Jean was the daughter of the late Golson and Lois Hoover Boyken. She was a skilled seamstress and talented cook. She enjoyed travelling and discovering new places, especially to Paris, France and Shop Rite. Jean had an affinity for languages and was fluent in French and German. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends who remember her fiery spirit and wicked sense of humor.
Surviving are two daughters, Karolyn Bowe (Curtis) of Elkton and Kathleen Merritt (Russell) of Elkton; and two adopted sons, Timothy Walton of North East and Don Alexander of Aberdeen, MD; six grandchildren, Angela Northrop, Kassandra Walton, and Karlynne, Christian, Kyrie and Charles Bowe; two sisters and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, William T. Northrop; her sons, Thomas William (Billy) Northrop and Albert Kenneth (Kenny) Northrop.
A service honoring her life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday December 28, 2013 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 259 East Main St., Elkton, MD 21921 with a visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Flowers are welcome, however contributions in Jean's memory may be made to A Buddy for Life c/o the funeral home.

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