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Jennifer B. Cira

July 8, 1959 ~ March 12, 2021 (age 61)



Jennifer B. Cira, 61, of Goshen went to her eternal home on March 12, 2021.  She died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. She courageously battled cancer for 16 months.  Jennifer was born on July 8, 1959, in Pittsburgh, PA.  She graduated from North Allegheny High School. A talented runner, Jennifer took second place at the state cross-country meet. Jennifer graduated from Purdue University with a BS in Consumer Finance, where she met the love of her life, Brian Cira. They were married in 1983 and had a fantastic 38 years together. She gave birth to two twin boys in 1988.  Jennifer was a devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed watching her sons play Concord football, planning family vacations, and providing a home full of love, Christian devotion, and healthy lifestyle. Jennifer was very active in local ministries, and she was passionate about helping others.

Jennifer is survived by her husband, Brian Cira, and her two sons, Bob and James Cira, of Elkhart, her parents, Harold and Carolyn Moores, and her siblings, Jeff (Dawn) Moores, Marcia Moores, Philip (Kelly) Moores, and Colleen (Javier) Guzman, and numerous nephews and nieces. 

Friends may visit with family from 4-7 pm on March 17, 2021 at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd., Elkhart, IN 46514 a memorial service will be held at 10 am on March 18th  at the funeral home. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park in Granger.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Orphan’s Promise at www.orphanspromise.org Online condolences may be made to the Cira family at www.stemmlawsonpeterson.com


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Funeral Service


March 17, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home
1531 Cobblestone Boulevard
Elkhart, IN 46514

Memorial Service
March 18, 2021

10:00 AM
Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home
1531 Cobblestone Boulevard
Elkhart, IN 46514

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