Frances Jean's Story
Frances Jean Whittemore, 89, longtime of Essex, passed away in her home Thursday, following a lengthy illness. Born in Boston she was the daughter of the late George M. and Margaret M. (Devine) Whittemore.
Jean traveled the world and had lived in London for two years. She loved cats, Jeopardy and gardening.
Jean is survived by her longtime companion Jennifer Stephens of Essex; two nieces, Deirdre L. Brassil of Bridgewater and Tracy J. Kelley of Conroe, Texas. Jean was predeceased by two sisters, Ruth Regan of Brighton, Barbara Whittemore of South Boston and a brother, Ralph Whittemore of Bridgewater.
Visiting hours will 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. Interment will be in the Milton Cemetery, Milton. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in her name may be made to Rosie’s Place, 889 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA 02118. For directions or to leave a condolence please visit .
Whittier-Porter Funeral Home