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Jean M. Tunison

August 31, 1930 — November 19, 2021

Austintown Twp. – Jean M. Tunison 91 of Austintown passed away Friday evening, November 19, 2021, at her home. Jean was born August 31, 1930, in Youngstown and was the daughter of the late Victor and Janet (Miller) Beck. Jean was a homemaker and enjoyed doing her ceramics, especially religious ones and making crosses which were given out on Missionary trips. She loved Talking to people, even strangers. She was a member of Grace Cathedral of Cuyahoga Falls since 1974, attending there until she could no longer make the drive. Jean was proceeded by her husband of 55 years, Richard C. Tunison Sr., whom she married on August 7, 1948. Jean and Richard are reunited again in heaven. Jean leaves behind five children. Three sons, Richard C. (Gina) Tunison Jr., David (Triace) Tunison and Thomas Tunison all of Austintown. Two daughters, Donna (Jack) Murphy of Ravenna Twp. and Debra Tunison of Austintown. Eight grandchildren, and 20 great- grandchildren. She also leaves behind a sister Mary E. Porrazzo. She also was proceeded by her two sisters, Jannette Walker and Katherine Walker, a great-grandson Logan Tunison and a daughter-in-law Barbara A. (Brown) Tunison. Lifelong friends Lillian Nagy, Evelyn Foor and Jane Schrum also preceded her in death. Friends my call on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, from 5 to 7 PM at the Lane Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel where private funeral services will be held. Family and friends may view this obituary and send condolences at

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Tuesday, November 23, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lane Funeral Home - Austintown Chapel

5797 Mahoning Avenue, Youngstown, OH 44515

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