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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Jeanne Marie Guers, 93 – Owned Notable Local Dairy Business

Jeanne Marie Guers, 93, of Pottsville, passed away peacefully in the presence of her family August 18 at Providence Place. Jeanne was an owner of the family business, Guers Dairy.Jeanne was born November 2, 1925 in Pottsville the only child of the late Arthur S. and Maude Clifford Follett.Jeanne was a 1943 graduate of Pottsville High School. She received her bachelor of science degree from Cedar Crest College in 1947 and her nursing certificate from Allentown General Nursing School in 1948.Jeanne and her late husband, Daniel, enjoyed being snowbirds, spending the winter months in Delray Beach, FL. Jeanne enjoyed her morning walks, crossword puzzles, reading traveling the world and dining with friends.

Jeanne was an active member of First United Methodist Church, Pottsville, Pottsville Lionettes, and Milk Industry Teammates (MITS) of the Pennsylvania Association of Milk Dealers. Her recipes were included in MITS’ cookbook. She volunteered at the American Red Cross blood drives where she used her nursing skills by taking participants blood pressure. She also made home deliveries for Meals on Wheels for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Daniel W. Guers.

Jeanne is survived by her children, Daniel C. Guers and his wife, Joan, Orwigsburg, Patricia “Sister” Yaag and her husband, William, Pottsville, Edward C. Guers and his wife Debra, Pottsville, and Molly B. Guers, Pottsville; seven grandchildren, Danielle Yaag, Addie and her husband, Justin Billingham, Erika Guers, Lindsay and her husband, Alex Findura, Edward, Casey, and Paige Guers; and two great-grandchildren, Matthew and Aly Billingham.

Services were at First United Methodist Church, Pottsville, with Pastor John Wallace officiating.

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The family would prefer remembrances in the form on contributions made to First United Methodist Church, 330 W. Market St., Pottsville, PA 17901 or Compassus Hospice and Palliative Care, 1001 James Drive, Suite B34, Leesport PA, 19533. Interment was held in Charles Baber Cemetery, Pottsville.

Arrangements were under the care of James B. Humphrey, F.D., James E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Pottsville.

Please share your memories and condolences with Jeanne’s family by signing the guest book at


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