Jean E. (Harriman) Moon, 78, left her ancestral home to join the Lord in Heaven August 25, 2019. She was born in Blue Hill, February 16, 1941 the daughter of William G. and E. Irene (Young) Harriman.
Her life’s focus was her family, she cared for them with unwavering passion. She was a founding member of Young Memorial Chapel and spent many years teaching youth group, Sunday school and bible study. A talented seamstress Jean and Irene ran Irene’s Sewing Shop in Surry Village for several years. Wayne and Jean led 4H in the neighborhood to enrich the lives of the young people on Newbury Neck. Her home was always open to anyone who needed a place to find support, a warm meal or a helping hand.
Jean is survived by her husband of 60 years, Wayne A Moon; sons, Robert (Kelly) of Ellsworth and Roy (Cielo) of Burkburnett, TX; daughter, Valerie (Brian) of Surry and daughter of her heart, Tracey Jones of Sedgwick. Jean and Wayne have been blessed with eleven grandchildren, Robert Jr (Darcy), Jennifer, Steven (Rose), Christina, Kurt, Jeri, Nina, Jini, Wally, Samantha and Thomas. They have nine great-grandchildren, Layne, Mathew, Kiera, Daphne, George, Sebastian, Steven Jr. Ryland and Mandayn; also sister-in-law Cynthia (Moon) Tassinari and brother-in-law John Ellingwood. She will be greatly missed by her many nieces, nephews, cousins and lifelong friends. She was predeceased by her parents; in-laws James (Markie) & Norma Moon; sisters, Joan (Howard) Morse and June Ellingwood; sisters-in-law Diane McNerney Michaud, Erdine McAlpine and Roaslie Potavin and brothers-in-law, Anthony Moon and Douglas Moon.
Special thanks to her niece Cheryl Sutherland for her support and care during this time.
At Jean’s request there will be a private family service. Please keep an eye on Valerie’s social media account for a potluck get together to celebrate Jean’s life. In lieu of flowers please the family asks that you make a donation to the Union Street Brick Church, 126 Union Street, Bangor, ME 04401 as they help others in need.
Arrangements by Acadia Burial & Cremation Direct, 248 State St. Ellsworth. Condolences may be expressed at www.acadiacremation.com