Born in Easton, PA, on November 24, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Harvey and Helen Roth. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harley P. Rissmiller, in 2006.
Jean was extremely fond of horses and horse racing, loved old cowboy films and television shows, was an avid fan of the television show, Law and Order and adored all animals, often times making sure that all of her neighborhood strays were well fed. She will forever be missed and held in her family’s hearts.
She is survived by her children; Cindi Bennet and her husband Walt, Dawn Rodriguez and her husband William, Freida Goins, James Payette and his wife Lori, Clarence Payette and his wife Priscilla and Crystal Hawkins and her husband Mark, her grandchildren; Robert, Gerald, Amber and Jesse and her four great-grandchildren. Along with her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her children; Harley Payette, Corinne Olsen and George Payette.
A calling hour will be held on Friday, August 17, 2018, at the Finegan Funeral Home, 302 Heckman St., Phillipsburg, NJ, from 11 am to 12 pm, with a Funeral Service to directly follow.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations may be made, for the benefit of the family, to the funeral home.