2012-08-02 / Obituaries

Jane Davis

July 24, 2012

Jane L. Davis, 87, of 933 Davis Road, LeRaysville, PA passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2012. Born April 7, 1925 in Wilkes- Barre, she was the daughter of the late Murray C. and Mary I. (Seitz) Davis. Her husband, Francis H. Davis, predeceased her in 2006.

She graduated from Forty Fort High School in 1943. She was employed by Evans Pharmacy in Forty Fort and Dr. Raymond Bennett in LeRaysville. She was a Past Matron of the LeRaysville Chapter #498 Order of the Eastern Star and was also a former District Deputy of District 17 of the OES. Jane was a member of the Neath Welsh Congregational Church where she was active in choir, a Sunday school teacher and the Neath Ladies Aid.

She married Francis H. Davis on Oct. 5, 1958.

Survivors include her daughters and son-in-law, Lynda and Alan Coates of LeRaysville and Carol Davis of Liverpool, NY; grandchildren, Brennan and Jolie Coates of LeRaysville.

Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her siblings, Nellie Trethaway, Doris Anderson, Dorothy Davis, Ruth Myers, Richard Davis, William Davis and Murray Davis, Jr.

Memorial services were held on Sunday, July 29 at 1 p.m. at the Neath Welsh Congregational Church, Neath, with her Pastor, the Rev. Dr. Paul Blasko, officiating.

The family greeted friends after the services on Sunday at the church.

A private burial was held in Stevens Cemetery, Pike Twp., LeRaysville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Neath Welsh Congregational Church, c/o Alan Coates, 359 Second Street, LeRaysville, PA 18829 or to the Stevens Cemetery Association, c/o Shawn Russell, 288 Main Street, LeRaysville, PA 18829.

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