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Published February 04, 2014, 12:00 AM

Jean (Neumann) Mulvaney

Jean (Neumann)Mulvaney passed away peacefully on January 31, 2014, surrounded by many friends and family. Jean was born in 1939 in Valley City, North Dakota to Albert and Elsie Neumann and grew up in the nearby town of Litchville, ND. She married Donald Mulvaney in 1960 and moved to Beaverton, Oregon in 1966 where she worked as a cook at Mountain View Junior High School. Jean and family then moved to Florence, Oregon in 1979 when they purchased West Lane Plumbing. They owned and operated West Lane Plumbing until 1993 when she retired. Jean enjoyed traveling, playing cards, and spending time with family and friends. Jean was actively involved in the community and a longtime volunteer at the Florence Senior Center where she enjoyed the companionship of others and a chance to give back to the community. She was a strong supporter of the Boy Scouts and helped out at many Boy Scout functions. Jean had a fun-loving, can-do, adventurous spirit and never complained. She never missed the opportunity to help people through their life challenges.

Jean was a positive influence in many people's life and loved by many. She was preceded in death by her husband Don in 2002. She is survived by: Her brother Roy Neumann, her children David Mulvaney, Patrick Mulvaney, Sam Mulvaney, nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

Jean (Neumann) Mulvaney

Jean (Neumann)Mulvaney passed away peacefully on January 31, 2014, surrounded by many friends and family. Jean was born in 1939 in Valley City, North Dakota to Albert and Elsie Neumann and grew up in the nearby town of Litchville, ND. She married Donald Mulvaney in 1960 and moved to Beaverton, Oregon in 1966 where she worked as a cook at Mountain View Junior High School. Jean and family then moved to Florence, Oregon in 1979 when they purchased West Lane Plumbing. They owned and operated West Lane Plumbing until 1993 when she retired. Jean enjoyed traveling, playing cards, and spending time with family and friends. Jean was actively involved in the community and a longtime volunteer at the Florence Senior Center where she enjoyed the companionship of others and a chance to give back to the community. She was a strong supporter of the Boy Scouts and helped out at many Boy Scout functions. Jean had a fun-loving, can-do, adventurous spirit and never complained. She never missed the opportunity to help people through their life challenges.

Jean was a positive influence in many people's life and loved by many. She was preceded in death by her husband Don in 2002. She is survived by: Her brother Roy Neumann, her children David Mulvaney, Patrick Mulvaney, Sam Mulvaney, nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 8th at 1:00 pm at St. Mary's Our Lady of the Dunes Catholic Church in Florence Oregon. A celebration of life will be held at the Moose Lodge immediately following the service. Donations may be made to the Siuslaw Area Women's Center. Burns's Riverside Chapel Florence Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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