Jean B. Gunn of Hilton Head Island died peacefully on July 11, 2022. Jean was born May 17, 1924 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late George and Jean Gunn. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing in 1951 from the Teachers College of Columbia University in New York City. Jean worked in various capacities as a nurse, supervisor, and Assistant Director at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York for 28 years. Jean enjoyed traveling, particularly to Europe, Bermuda, and the Caribbean. She retired to Hilton Head Island in 1988. She was once active with the Hilton Head Kennel Club and was a member of the St. Andrew by the Sea United Methodist Church.
Jean is survived by her sister Helen Shay, of Dunedin, Florida and her two nephews, John A. Irwin of Atlanta, GA and George W. Irwin of Oldsmar, FL
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to the St. Andrew by the Sea United Methodist Church, 20 Pope Avenue, Hilton Head, SC 29928.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Jean
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at The Island Funeral Home & Crematory