Jeanette Ann (Ronchetto) Pope

Jeanette Ann (Ronchetto) Pope


Jeanette Ann (Ronchetto) Pope, 86, of Palmyra, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.

Born December 26, 1935 in Novinger, Missouri, Jeanette was the daughter of the late Joe V. and Norma Virginia (Rock) Ronchetto. On June 19, 1954 in Kirksville, Missouri, Jeanette was united in marriage to William "Bill" Pope.

Jeanette is survived by her husband Bill of sixty-eight years; one son, Calvin Lavern Pope and Jennifer Thomas of Palmyra, MO; two daughters and sons-in-law, Janet Lee and Rusty Jones of LaPlata, MO, and Jean Rose and Rusty Kimmel of Elmer, MO; seven grandchildren, Jenrose Malloy, Abby (Paul) Frerking, Crescent (Eric) Smith, Dallas (Danielle) Roan, Caschelle Smith, Blaine Pope, and Bryce Pope; thirteen great-grandchildren, Tanylea Malloy, Mazynne Malloy, Aydan Frerking, Nikiah Smith, Beau Smith, Keaton Roan, Amelia Smith, Sofia Smith, Ollie Hinkle, Teagan Pope, Chevelle Pope, Avery Pope, and Abigail Pope; one great-great grandchild, Treylea Couch; several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Jeanette was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Norma Jo Martin.

Jeanette was a graduate of Novinger High School with the Class of 1953. She loved being a homemaker who enjoyed gardening, canning, sewing, cooking and dancing. Most of all Jeanette had a great love for her family and loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Jeanette was of the Catholic faith.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, October 23, 2022 in the chapel of Travis-Noe Funeral Home, with Monsignor Marion Makarewicz presiding. Interment will follow at Novinger Cemetery in Novinger.

Family will receive friends on Sunday, October 23, 2022 for one hour before service time.

Pallbearers will be Dallas Roan, Blaine Pope, Bryce Pope, Teagan Pope, Keaton Roan, and Ayden Frerking. Honorary pallbearers will be Jennifer Thomas, Rusty Jones, and Rusty Kimmel.

Expressions of sympathy in memory of Jeanette may be made to the Novinger Cemetery or to St. Judes Children's Hospital and may be left at or mailed to Travis-Noe Funeral Home, P.O. Box 306, Kirksville, MO 63501.

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