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Jane E. Willard

OGDENSBURG- Jane E. Willard, 82, formerly of 315 Jersey Avenue and Riverledge Nursing Home, died peacefully on January 12, 2019 at the Claxton Hepburn Medical Center with her family at her side. 


Jane was born on December 11, 1936 to the late Myles Delbert & Floris Alberta (Gilson) Griffith.  She graduated from Hermon Dekalb school in 1953.  She attended Nursing School at A. Barton Hepburn Hospital in 1954.  She was employed by Cedars Nursing Home as a Licensed Practical Nurse retiring in 1996. A marriage to Richard Willard ended in divorce.

She is survived by several children; Ruth (Scott) Kimbrel, Tucson Arizona; Sue (Richard) Bouchey, Ogdensburg; Tom Willard, Rhode Island; Bob (Marie) Willard, Maryland; Mary Beth (Brad) Toomey, Dekalb; Rebecca (Terry) Taberski, Canton; and Donna Morrow, Ogdensburg; a brother Richard Griffith, Lady Lake, Florida; and 17-grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.  She is also survived by many nieces and nephews and a sister-in-law, Jean Griffith.

She is predeceased by her parents, a brother Robert Griffith, and a son-law- Rob Morrow and Granddaughter Kaitlyn Toomey.

She enjoyed crocheting and painting. She was a Member of the Order of the Eastern Stars in Waddington for over 50 years.

There will be no public calling hours a graveside service will be private in the Hillcrest Cemetery, Heuvelton in the spring.

Memorial donations in her name can be made to: The Ogdensburg Boys & Girls Club.

Arrangements are entrusted to LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home  324 New York Avenue, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.

Online condolences may be made at www.LaruePitcher.com



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Sue, Stasun, Becky, Donna and families, I'm so sorry to her of Jane's passing. It is never easy, no matter how old, she will always be your mother, and grandmother. It will take time, lots of time for the heartache to subside. My thoughts and prayers go out to you all

Rhonda Roethel Jan 15 2019 12:00 AM

Our sincere condolences to the family of Jane ,May she rest well and bless you all during this troubling time

Doug Daniel and family Jan 15 2019 12:00 AM

Donna, sorry for the loss of ur mother. May u find peace. Thinking of u

Stephanie Frisina Jan 14 2019 12:00 AM

Sue and family, I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I remember she always had a smile and a kind word for me. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Rosemary Davis Knowlton, Batesburg, SC

Rosemary Knowlton Jan 14 2019 12:00 AM

Thank you so much Suzann,
Youll never know how much that meant to me .... you and your mom are so special to me

Becky Jan 14 2019 12:00 AM

Sue, Donna and families,
So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. May she rest in peace.
Tom and Lisa Woodward

Lisa Woodward Jan 14 2019 12:00 AM

To the Willard family,
So sorry to hear of Jane's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Rick and Dorene Shattuck Jan 14 2019 12:00 AM

Thank you Suzann for always making her beautiful
She thought highly of you and was sad when you retired. She enjoyed her outings with you and your mom.

Sue Bouchey Jan 14 2019 12:00 AM

Sue and family, we are so sorry for the loss of your Mom. Prayers go out to you all at this difficult time. Linda and Butch Wood

Linda Johnson Jan 14 2019 12:00 AM

Rest In Peace Jane it was a joy meeting you as a volunteer driver taking you to your appointments. God has gained another angel.

Dick Ladouceur Jan 13 2019 12:00 AM

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