Private services were held today in the ED MELENYZER FUNERAL HOMES INC., Roscoe, for Jeanne Beth Maxon, 61, formerly of Elco, who died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was born Oct. 17, 1946, in California, Pa., a daughter of the late Donald E. and Audrey Copenhaver Maxon. Jeanne was a lifelong resident of Elco and a 1964 graduate of California Area High School. She was recently living in the Uniontown area with the Wilma Skelton family, who loved and cared for her and whose caring and dedication was greatly appreciated by the Maxon family. Survivors include two brothers, Bradley W. Maxon, of Belle Vernon, and Donald E. Maxon Jr. and wife Colleen, of California; niece, Mallory Maxon, of California; nephew, Donald E. Maxon III, of Elco; four other nephews and one niece; and great-nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant sister, Sheryl; and a brother, Timothy Maxon. The Rev. Gary Gregg conducted the funeral service. Interment was in Howe Cemetery.