Born December 1, 1928, in Reading, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Arthur R. and Laura Coleman Wright.
She was a 1946 graduate of Reading High School. She retired from the Washington County Health Department. She previously worked at Fairchild. She was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.
She is survived by her husband, Carl G. Paylor, a daughter, Joleen (Jodi) Ommert Spickler, three sisters, Louise Tatara of York, Pa.; Sandra Wildoner of West Lawn, Pa.; Linda Winiarz of East Fallowfield, Pa.; two grandchildren, Derek Ommert and Ashley Ommert Sowers; and two greatgrandchildren, Jackson Ommert and Olivia Sowers.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Martha DaDamio, and a brother, Arthur R. Wright Jr.
Family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, 2011, immediately followed by a memorial service at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd., North Hagerstown, MD 21742.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Washington County Unit, 1037 Haven Rd., Hagerstown, MD 21742 or to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 601 W. Washington Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740. At her wishes, Jean’s body was donated to the Maryland Anatomy Board for the purpose of medical therapy, research and education.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.douglasfiery.com