Jean Sassaman

Obituary of Jean A. Sassaman

Jean A. (Kerr) Sassaman, 90, passed away on December 19, 2021, at her home in Pottstown, PA. She was the wife of the late Henry A. Sassaman, with whom she shared 59 years of marriage.


Born in Pottstown, PA, on January 28, 1931, Jean was the daughter of the late Robert and Theresa (Schanely) Kerr.


Jean is lovingly remembered by her son and daughter-in-law, Jerry (& Joan) Sassaman; her siblings, William (& Joanne) Kerr and Janet (& Robert) Delp; and many nieces and nephews.


In addition to her husband and parents, Jean is predeceased by her son, William “Sonny” Sassaman; and nine siblings.


A viewing will take place on December 23, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Houck & Gofus Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place after the service at Highland Memorial Park, 701 Farmington Avenue, Pottstown, PA 19464.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jean’s memory to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation at