Jean Marie Hauger, age 77, of Sharpsville, entered eternal rest on August 18, 2021 at UPMC
Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA where she donated her organs. Jean was born on May 6, 1944
in Sharon, PA. She was the daughter of the late Francis and Bertha (Wilhelm) Herrmann.
Jean was a faithful member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sharon, PA. She was a devoted
High School Business Teacher, retired from Kennedy Catholic High School, Badger High School
and West Middlesex High School. Over the many years that she was teaching, she coached
several different sports including golf, basketball, softball, and cross country.
Jean loved to golf, after retiring she golfed in four leagues a week. She oversaw the Over 45
women’s golf tournament at Buhl Park for 25 years. During the winter months she bowled in
two bowling leagues.
She was a past President of ABWA, once being named woman of the year and also was an
active member of Mercer County Women’s Association.
Jean never met an animal that she did not try to bring home, many of them she did over the
years. She adopted or rescued 20 dogs and several cats. When Jean arrived in heaven, there
were too many past pets to name waiting for her.
Jean loved people and enjoyed bantering back and forth and always loved a good argument.
Jean leaves to cherish her loving memory her beloved husband, Dale “Butch” Hauger, her
sisters, Sister Barbara Herrmann, H.M. and Sarah Buckley (Robert), her stepdaughter, Traci Richards and
her husband Randall, their children Andrew Richards (Gwen), Kellina Sinz (Fred), Nate
Blakeman (Samantha), and Ariella. Jean has six great grandchildren that she adored, Andrew,
Lydia, Liam, Ezra, Gia, and Mia. Sisters in law, Nancy Herrmann and Tamiko Herrmann, and
many nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her brothers Paul, Harold, Leo, and her
The family requests that memorial donations be made to Club Pet Adoptions 20 Schaller Rd. Transfer, PA 16154.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday August 24th, 2021 at 11:00 am in St. Joseph’s Church in Sharon, PA with Father Thomas Whitman, officiating.
Arrangements entrusted to the SHERMAN Funeral Home & Crematory Hermitage, PA.