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Fekety, Jean S.

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March 2, 1919 - October 17, 2013

Fekety, Jean S.

Jean Sipperly Fekety, 94, passed away in Dallas on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013.

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6 at the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, 14115 Hillcrest Rd., Dallas, TX  75254.

Jean was born March 2, 1919 in Bridgeport, CT, the only child of Everett L. and Ruth Madden Sipperly. For 42 years, she loved being married to Arthur until his death in 1982. She was a founding member of the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration. Jean also served as city secretary for the Town of Buckingham, TX, was a founding member of the Richardson Youth Recreation Center and was an active member of the Dallas Council on World Affairs and the Dallas Corinthian Yacht Club. She was an avid reader and traveler, and was very involved in the school and band activities of her children. The family especially thanks Larry Weismer and her devoted caregivers at Weismer House in Dallas.

She is survived by her daughters, Ann Fekety and husband Mike Klinke of Flagstaff, AZ; and Susan Fekety of Austin; son, Peter Fekety of Fort Worth.

If desired memorials may be made to the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration Children’s Ministries.

Arrangements are under the direction of

ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home

19310 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas 75252



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Gail O'Neal

October 29, 2013 6:03PM

Peter, Susan and Ann, I was sorry to learn of Jean's death. She was a great friend to my Mother. They had such good times together. I didn't realize they were the same age! Both were born in 1919. She will be missed. Sincere sympathy to each of you.

Janet Monteros

October 28, 2013 11:26AM

My condolences, Susan. Your mother's community involvement serves as an inspiration to all.

Roger Dimick

October 27, 2013 10:23AM

Susan and family: Losing one's mom is the most difficult situation we find ourselves in. Please accept my condolences and sympathies during your sad time. I remember how active your mom was in school, and how her doing so helped shape our lives.