Age 94 of Horseheads, NY passed away Friday, October 29, 2021. She was born December 3, 1926 in E. Smithfield, PA, a daughter of the late Fred and Sarah Wittig. Jennie was a real estate broker in Odessa, NY in the 60’s. She was a strong minded woman with a lively imagination. Jennie was predeceased by her husband Charley, in 2010, her oldest daughter Carol O’Brien, in 2021 and her siblings Harry, Gilbert, Reda, Lena, Ruth, Elizabeth and Irma. Surviving are her daughter Linda (Mark) Churchman; grandson Jonathan (Bridgette) Gibbs; great granddaughters Peyton and Sydney Gibbs; son-in-law Lee O’Brien and many nieces and nephews. Jennie’s family extends a special thank you to Tammy, Char and Pam and the Hickory Knoll North staff at Elcor, who nicknamed her “Jennie-bear”. Family and friends are invited to visit Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St. in Horseheads on Wednesday, November 3rd from 12 noon to 2 pm. Face masks are required. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
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