|Luella Jean French Chaney
Birth: Thursday, June 07, 1928 in Washington, D.C.
Residence: Owings, Maryland
Death: Thursday, January 19, 2017 at the age of 88
Laid to Rest: in the Southern Memorial Gardens, Dunkirk, Maryland
Luella Jean Chaney, 88, of Owings, MD passed away January 19,
2017 at her residence. Jean was born June 7, 1928 in Washington,
DC to Edward French and Ruth Beahm. She was preceded in
death by her husband Buck on June 26, 2016; her son Larry Chaney;
brother Edward French, Jr. and sister Evelyn Preecs.
She was raised in Mt. Rainer, MD and graduated from McKinley
High School, class of 1946. Jean married George N. "Buck"
Chaney on June 18, 1949 in Washington, DC. Shortly after the
marriage, they moved to Calvert County. She was employed at
Calvert Memorial Hospital as a practical nurse in the 1960's and
later assisted her husband in the operation of his business, Custom
Built Homes by George N. Chaney.
Jean was a former member of Mt. Harmony United Methodist Church and a current member of
Grace Brethren Church of Calvert County. She participated in many activities at both churches.
She and Buck enjoyed wintering in Florida for over 25 years. Jean enjoyed playing cards and
shuffleboard, ceramics, crocheting, baking and canning. She was also an avid reader and
enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Surviving are her daughter Linda Chaney Dunn and her husband Tom of Owings, MD; sons
Stephen Chaney and his wife Diane of Huntingtown, MD and David Chaney and his wife Candy
of Owings, MD. Grandchildren Jennifer Dunn Zlotorzynski and her husband Brian, Kevin Dunn
and Susie Della-Camera, Justin Chaney, Andrew Chaney, Kristin Dunn Tudja and her husband
Dave, Lindsey Chaney Moorley and her husband Jonathan, Brittany Chaney, Keriann Dunn
Linkous and her husband Jason, Collin Chaney and Tyler Chaney; great grandchildren Riley
Dunn, Sean Zlotorzynski, Carter Dunn and Jacob Della-Camera.
Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home.