|Birth: ||Dec. 12, 1919|
|Death: ||Jun. 2, 2010|
New York, USA
Jean Crawford Bull Seiwell died on June 2, 2010, at Glen Arden in Goshen, NY, having celebrated her 90th birthday at Christmas surrounded by family from all over the northeast.
Jean was born December 12, 1919 in Easton, PA to Milton Stanley and Mary LeVan Danner Bull. Personal: On May 24, 1974, she married Homer G. Seiwell and moved west from Easton to Lenhartsville, PA.
She was a talented artist and a member of the William Bull and Sarah Wells family of Goshen. She attended Catawba College and the Moore Institute of Art in Philadelphia. She worked for many years as a draftsman for Ingersoll-Rand of Phillipsburg, NJ where among other assignments she was responsible for the maintenance records of the pumps and compressors on the U.S. Navy atomic submarines.
In her painting, Jean focused on portraits and still life with an Impressionist flavor, although her subjects also included occasional landscapes, cityscapes, and dancers.
She was interested in family history, and her care preserved the Civil War records of Capt. Theodore Hart Howell of Company D, 153rd Pennsylvania Infantry, which she donated to the Pennsylvania State Archives. Memberships: She was an elder in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and served in a number of capacities for her local Democratic party.
She was predeceased by her parents, Stanley and Mary Bull, husband Homer Seiwell, and sister Sarah Funk. Services: Cremation will be private at Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope. A service will be held at the New Bethel Union Church, 135 New Bethel Church Road, Kempton, PA, during the summer.
Published in The Express Times on June 5, 2010
Milton Stanley Bull (1890 - 1964)
Mary LeVan Danner Bull (1885 - 1976)
Homer G Seiwell (1919 - 2003)
New Bethel Union Cemetery
Created by: Jeff Braucher
Record added: Apr 25, 2012
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