2018-03-08 / Obituaries

Jeanette Chamberlin

March 2, 2018


Jeanette Chamberlin Jeanette Chamberlin Jeanette Marie Steele Berry Chamberlin, 75, of Wilmot Township, PA, passed away Friday morning, March 2, 2018 at the Skilled Nursing Unit at Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital.

Born on Feb. 14, 1943 in Blairstown, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Howard, Sr. and Ruby Martin Steele. Jeanette grew up in the Newton, NJ, area, graduating from Newton High School. In September 2011, she attended her 50th class reunion. She moved to Wyalusing in 1972 and married Donald L. Chamberlin on July 7, 1973.

She was employed by Craft- Master for several years and babysat a number of area children for many years. Before moving to Wilmot Township, she and Don lived for many years on the outskirts of Wyalusing Borough on Route 706. Jeanette was a member of the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Danielle Romano and grandson, Corbin, with whom she made her home in Wilmot Township. She is also survived by her son, Jim Berry and his wife, Lisa of Wyalusing; her stepchildren, Ben Chamberlin and his wife, Cheryl of Terry Township, Donald Chamberlin and his wife, Therese of Factoryville and Denise Chamberlin of Meshoppen; 11 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; her brothers/sisters-inlaw, Eugene (Marlene) Chamberlin, Ronald (Mary) Chamberlin, David (Kathy Sweeney) Chamberlin, Audrey Snyder, Pat (Tom) Heyer and Donna Vanderpool; her special niece, Glenda McGroarty; special friends, Yvonne Robinson and Kathy Sweeney, as well as many nieces and nephews both in Pennsylvania and South Carolina that she loved as her own.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Chamberlin; her son, Howard A. Berry; her grandson, Tyler Donald Wood; her father, Howard Steele, Sr.; her mother, Ruby Vanderpool; her stepfather, Steven Vanderpool; her brother, Howard Steele, Jr.; her sisters and brothers-in-law, Nancy and Rich Nystrand and Pauline and Bob McKinnish; her father/mother-in-law, Cleon and Camille Chamberlin; her nephew, Brian Chamberlin; her stepbrother, Allen Vanderpool and stepsisters, Norma Coleman and Marge Brown.

A memorial service for Jeanette was held on Wednesday, March 7 at 7 p.m. from the Sheldon Funeral Home, 155 Church Street, Wyalusing, with Reverend Dr. Barry Ballard of the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church officiating. Family and friends called at the funeral home on Wednesday, March 7 from 5 p.m. until the time of the service. Interment will take place at a later date at the Wyalusing Borough Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Jeanette’s name to the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church, PO Box 25, Wyalusing, PA 18853.

Online condolences may be made at www.sheldonfuneralhomes.com.

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