Jean B. (Crisp) Port

Born: Tue., Jan. 28, 1947
Died: Tue., Feb. 23, 2021


11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Fri., Feb. 26, 2021
Location: Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Fri., Feb. 26, 2021
Location: Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services

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Jean Barbara (Crisp) Port,74, of Youngsville, PA, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, February 23, 2021.

Jean was born on January 28, 1947 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England to Edgar and Lilian Crisp Margetson.  

Jean married Daniel Owen Port, Sr., in Ipswich April 11, 1970, where he was stationed with the US Airforce. She immigrated to the United States and lived in Las Vegas, NV before settling in Youngsville.
Jean was a quiet but formidable woman who lived for her family and being Nana. A homemaker most of her life, she took great pride in her housekeeping. She enjoyed reading, watching romantic comedy movies, and listening to music- especially country.  After decades out of the workforce, when her children were grown, she worked at PVI as a dishwasher. She found companionship with two black labs, Molly and Sally. She had a strong Christian faith which she expressed in her baptism August 23, 2020.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and an infant twin brother at birth.

She is survived by five children, Daniel Port, Jr., Sandra (Joseph) Cedrone, , Lori (Bodie) Rose, all of Youngsville, Linda (Daniel) Tassone, of Warren, and Robert (Melissa) Port of Midland, Michigan; seven grandchildren, Abby Tassone, Emily (Ryan) Rickerson, Cole (Kelsey) Cedrone, Sarah and Brett Rose, Keziah and Zoey Port, two great-grandchildren- Paisley and Colby Rickerson, a brother- Edgar (Linda) Margetson, of Ipswich, Suffolk, England; a sister- Eileen (Joseph) Sondej, Trenton, New Jersey; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Friday at noon at the Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 314 North Main St. in Youngsville with the Rev. Rick Hamrick, pastor of the Youngsville free Methodist Church, officiating. Friends will be received 1 hour prior to the service.  Burial will follow in the Youngsville Cemetery.

Donations in her memory can be made at Paws Along the River, 212 Elm St., Warren, PA 16365. Condolences to the family may be made at

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Nana Anderson
   Posted Wed February 24, 2021
Linda and Sandy, So sorry to hear about your Mom's death. She was a lovely lady, please accept Pappy and my condolences on her passing. Remember all the good memories of her and let God comfort you in this difficult time. Take care, Nana Anderson

Donna Miller
   Posted Wed February 24, 2021
I'm so sorry for the loss of your Mum/Nan. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time. I love you all.

Laurie Bundy Harmon
   Posted Thu February 25, 2021
Dear Port Family, So Sorry for your loss of your sweet Mom/Mum/Nan!! I know she is leaving a big hole in your lives! I know it is very hard and will be very hard but let those happy memories flood into that hole, embrace those memories! I know you are hurting but that shows how much love she gave you and how much you loved her! She was a sweet lady! Our Prayers for you all during these days!

Dawne Thomas
   Posted Thu February 25, 2021
Dear Port family, I was so sorry to hear of your mothers passing. She was a gem. I always enjoyed talking to her. Your dad was a special person too. Always helpful when I needed flowers delivered. A great family for sure. May she rest in peace. Sincerely, Dawne

Tim Greenlund
   Posted Fri February 26, 2021
Rob, Melissa, and family,
Barb and I offer our deepest thoughts and sympathy to all of you. This is an extremely difficult time for you but please cherish all the wonderful memories you have.
We will continue to keep you in our prayers and wish you all the best. The service was extremely touching and We are happy that we were included.
Tim and Barb Greenlund

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