Jean Finn


Jean (Gillmore) Finn, 93 of Wantage, NJ, a former longtime resident of Glen Rock from the age of 5 until 92 passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2021. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she resided in Glen Rock most of her life. She was a former parishioner of the Community Church in Glen Rock. An avid photographer, she enjoyed all things wildlife; they were one of her main subjects taking photos.  Jean will be best remembered for her love for family and friends, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Jean was always very witty, kind and pure of heart.  Jean was a homemaker and was fiercely protective of her children.  She loved telling them about her adventures at her grandmother’s homes in Wurtsboro, NY- lake activities and animal encounters. 

She was predeceased by her husband, Neil and son, Roy. Loving and devoted mother of Karen Finn Boehme and husband Glen; Gail Finn-Cavell and husband Joe and the late Roy Finn. Cherished grandmother of Alaina and Colette Finn and Kelly Carter and husband Kevin. Dear great grandmother of Christine, Taylor and Joseph Carter. Caring sister of the late Richard Gillmore. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

The family will receive relatives and friends Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 10 A.M. - noon at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410, A private interment will follow.  In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Jean may be made to The Alzheimers Association, or Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice Memorial Fund, 99 Sparta Avenue, Newton, NJ 07860.

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