Betty Jean (Troutman) Gaston

Betty Jean Gaston, 86, of Youngstown, Ohio, formerly of Punxsutawney, passed away on Friday December 3, 2020, in Ohio.

She was born July 13, 1934, to Boyd and Blanche (Blose) Troutman in Punxsutawney.

Jean took great pride in raising her family. She enjoyed playing bingo, attending car shows, and spending time with family and friends. She hugged everyone she met.

She is survived by a son, Dennis Gaston and wife Marlene, Columbiana, OH; three grandsons, Christopher, Matthew and Jason Gaston; and two brothers, Ken Troutman and wife Sandy, Youngstown, OH, and Bill Troutman and wife Robin, Punxsutawney; two sisters, Twila Baun, Punxsutawney, and Marian Smith, Punxsutawney, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Jean was preceded in death by parents, Arthur “Butts” Gaston in 1998; a brother, Bob Troutman; and four sisters, Katherine Lake, Viola Christian, Ruth Kaylor, and Joyce Loretta Troutman.

Friends will be received on Tuesday from 3:00 PM until the time of service at 7:00 PM at the McCabe Funeral Home Inc. 114 Maple Ave., Punxsutawney, PA

Interment will be private at Union Cemetery, Rossiter.

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