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Jean Strimel Davis Jean S. Davis, age 89, of Cortland, passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at Lake Vista surrounded by her family. Jean was born July 4, 1927 in McDonald, Pennsylvania to the late Herman and Pearl (Lewis) Strimel. Jean and her husband Gomer came to the Cortland area in 2006 from Greensburg, Pennsylvania; they spent many winters in Palm Bay, Florida. Jean was a member of Faith United Methodist Church in Delmont, Pennsylvaina, and she attended the Cortland Christian Church. She retired from the West Penn Power Company, which is now First Energy, after many years of service. Besides her parents, Jean is preceded in death by her husband Gomer H. Davis, Jr. whom she married August 14, 1967, he passed away July 14, 2012; her step-son Thomas E. Davis, her brothers Edward, and Rev. John J. Strimel, and sisiter-in-law Jean Strimel. Jean is survived by her brother Thomas Strimel, her niece Joyce (Ernest) Leedy, her nephew Jay (Janet) Strimel, a great niece and great nephew and their families; and her feline companion Peppy. Friends may call 6-8PM Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at the Lane Family Funeral Home, Shafer-Winans Chapel, 164 N. High St. in Cortland; and from 1-3PM, Wednesday at the Cortland Christian Church, 153 Grove St. in Cortland, where Pastor Donald Barnes will officiate the funeral service at 3pm. Interment will be 1PM, Friday, December 2nd at Braddock Cemetery in Braddock, Pennsylvania. Memorial donations may be made to the Cortland Christian Church or to the Faith United Methodist Church in Delmont, Pennsylvania. Visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com to share memories and condolences with Jean's family.