517 E Washington St, Arma, KS 66712

JEAN BLESSANT MACARY March 31, 1927 - December 23, 2023

Date of Funeral

December 29, 2023

Jean Blessant Macary 96, of Arma, Kansas passed away peacefully at 5:40 A.M. Saturday, December 23, 2023 at Oakview Estates Residential Care in Frontenac, Kansas.

Mrs. Macary was born March 31, 1927 at Arma, Kansas the daughter of John and Catterina Trione Blessant. Jean was a devoted homemaker, amazing Mother, Grandmother, and loyal friend who was a lifelong resident of Arma. She was raised in Arma and graduated from Crawford County High School in the Class of 1944. She married John Macary on November 3, 1945 in Girard, Kansas. Mr. Macary preceded her in death December 17, 2000. She was a member of Lon Helm Post #182 American Legion Auxiliary in Arma. Survivors include a son, John L. (Kristine) Macary of Frontenac, Kansas, four grandchildren, Kirbie (Seth) Nutt, Brett (Kennedy) Macary, Ali (Jed) Weber, and Spencer (Ashley) Orscheln, and great grandchildren, Korbyn, Kruz, Karter, Gigi, Ivy, George, Greta, Dain, Hayden, Max, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Debra Kay Macary, a daughter-in-law, Virginia Ann Macary, five brothers, Lewis, Dom, Ernest “Buck”, John, and Fred Blessant, two sisters, Mary Favero and Jessie “Jay” Black, and two dogs, Fluffy and Katie.

Funeral services will be at 11 A,M, Friday, December 29, 2023 at the Bedene Funeral Home at Arma, Kansas with Father Josh Evans officiating. Burial will be at the Mt. Olive Cemetery at Pittsburg, Kansas. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 A.M. Friday, December 29 at the Bedene Chapel prior to the funeral services. The family suggests memorials to the Oakview Estates Residential Care or the SEK Animal Advocates. Donations may be sent to or left at the Bedene Funeral Home, 517 E. Washington, Box 621, Arma, Kansas 66712.

Friday, December 29, 2023  from 10:00-11:00 A.M. prior to the service
Bedene Funeral Home
Arma, Kansas

Friday, December 29, 2023 at 11:00 A.M.
Bedene Funeral Home
Arma, Kansas

Mt. Olive Cemetery
Pittsburg, Kansas

Oakview Estates Residential Care or the SEK Animal Advocates


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    Alesia (James) Lehman says

    John so sorry to hear about your mom

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