Davis, Jean Eileen


Jean Eileen (Rupp) Davis, 86, of Sylva, NC, formerly of Pittsburgh and Lakeland, FL, went to be with the Lord on February 1, 2016, A retired church organist and piano teacher, she was married for 60 years to the late Rev. James Davis, who died on Jan. 9, 2013.

Together they served churches in southwestern Pennsylvania, including Bellevue: Central; Jefferson; Canonsburg: First; and East McKeesport: First before he retired in 1994.

She was the loving mother of Dr. Jeffrey (Sandy) Davis and Rev. Jack (Sharon) Davis; grandmother of Annelise, Connor, Tessa, and John Davis, and June (Bryan) Raehl; great grandmother of Grace Raehl; also survived by cherished nieces and nephews.

Jean was predeceased by her parents, Edwin and Beatrice Rupp and by brothers, Dr. Robert Rupp and Jack Rupp. 

A celebration of her life was held on Friday, Feb. 5 at the John F. Slater Funeral Home in Brentwood, PA, with interment at Jefferson Memorial Park.