Jean A. Gaudreau, 83, of Exton, PA, passed away on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at her home, surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of Edward L. Gaudreau, III, with whom she shared 61 years of marriage.
Born on September 19, 1938 in Parkston, South Dakota, she was the daughter of the late John L. and Beulah Nelson Kloiber. She grew up in Parkston, South Dakota, moved to Klamath Falls her junior year of high school.
She was a graduate of Klamath Union High School, the Class of 1956, in Klamath Falls, OR. Primarily, she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and homemaker. Secondly, her outside the home interests included clerical office assignments, school bus driving, managing of a fabric store during various periods of her life. She was a Girl Scout Leader for the Brownies. She was an accomplished seamstress and she enjoyed crocheting and sewing. She spent her idle time reading novels and listening to 1950's music. She also liked to travel and see the countryside. She and her family lived in many places in the USA. She enjoyed spending her summers camping. She enjoyed their cat Sarge and their dog Kala.
In addition to her husband, Jean is survived by three daughters, Lori A. Gaudreau, Diane L. Barbaris (Robert), and Sarah L. Hilton (Thomas, Sr.); a brother, James F. Kloiber; five grandchildren, Amanda Barbaris (Anthony Ferraioli), Chad Barbaris (Aimee), Thomas Hilton, Jr., Timothy Hilton and Anthony Hilton. She is also survived by eight great grandchildren, Lydia Jean Ferraioli, Destiny, Desiree, Brittany, Kain, Olivia, Aubrey, Timothy Hilton, Jr. and by one great-great grandson, Jayce Hilton.
Services will be private with the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to a charity of your choice.