Jean Massie Bosch, 94, of Lancaster, passed away on December 5, 2017 at her home. She was the loving wife of the late Dr. Gerald “Jerry” J.A. Bosch, Professor Emeritus of Penn State University and Millersville University.
Born in Washington D.C., she was the daughter of the late Herrick Stuart and Louise Wills (Cobb) Massie.
After receiving her BS in Secondary English from Randolph Macon Women’s College and then her Master’s Degree in Guidance Counseling from Michigan State University, she spent some of her career teaching English and Social Studies for the Chesterfield County, VA Public School System. She later dedicated herself to her family as a homemaker while living in State College, PA and Lancaster since 1972.
She was a member of Highland Presbyterian Church where she taught and attended Sunday school for over forty years. She most recently enjoyed being part of the B.O.B. group (Babes of the Bible) and Senior Life Institute listening to speakers of various topics of faith.
Jean was a member of Penn State Campus Club, Millersville Campus Club, Donegal Chapter of Daughters of The American Revolution, Iris Club, multiple book and bridge clubs, and was a Den Mother for the Cub Scouts in State College.
She is survived by her two sons, G. Randolph Bosch (husband of Ruth) of San Diego, CA and Christopher Stuart Bosch (husband of Deborah) of Lancaster. Also surviving are 4 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service at Highland Presbyterian Church, 500 E. Roseville Rd., Lancaster, PA 17601, on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Dr. Roger Rabey officiating. A viewing will be held at the church from 10:00 AM until the time of service. Interment will be private in Millersville Mennonite Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Highland Presbyterian Church at the address above. To leave an online condolence for the family please visit: www.DeBordSnyder.com