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In Memory of

Constance Marie Channing

August 19, 1950 - September 10, 2017

Obituary


Constance (Forcht) Channing, 67, of Jacksonville, FL, passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017, after courageously battling breast cancer for over 23 years.

She was the beloved wife of 45 years to Wesley Channing; a mother to Natalie (Eric) Brown, Melinda Channing, and the late Michelle Channing; daughter of the late Gerald and Doris (Cornibe) Forcht; sister of Jeanne (Stanley) Graff, JoAnne (William) Ripple, and the late Susan (Len) Cooper; and grandmother to Myles and Harrison Brown.

During her younger years in Butler, Connie really enjoyed being an active member of the CD of...

Constance (Forcht) Channing, 67, of Jacksonville, FL, passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017, after courageously battling breast cancer for over 23 years.

She was the beloved wife of 45 years to Wesley Channing; a mother to Natalie (Eric) Brown, Melinda Channing, and the late Michelle Channing; daughter of the late Gerald and Doris (Cornibe) Forcht; sister of Jeanne (Stanley) Graff, JoAnne (William) Ripple, and the late Susan (Len) Cooper; and grandmother to Myles and Harrison Brown.

During her younger years in Butler, Connie really enjoyed being an active member of the CD of A Drum and Bugle Corps. She graduated from Butler High School in 1968 and earned a four year degree from Slippery Rock State College in 1972.

Besides being a loving and wonderful mother and wife, Connie was a teacher at Tower City High School in PA and Jefferson Davis Middle School in Jacksonville. She also worked with the elderly for the Office of Aging in Westmoreland County, PA. Connie enjoyed gardening, reading, and puzzles.

As per Connie’s wishes, there will be no visitation or services.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts and donations may be made to Community Hospice & Palliative Care Foundation, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257 or Support.CommunityHospice.com or Ronald McDonald House Charities, Jacksonville, FL at https://rmhcjacksonville.org/donate

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home of Mandarin, 11801 San Jose Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32223. www.hgmandarin.com (904) 288-0025.