Jane E. Crump, 75, of Louisville, formerly of Brasher Falls, passed away peacefully, Sunday, May 8, 2011, Mother’s Day, at her home with the loving support of her family.
Mrs. Crump was born on December 10, 1935 in Brasher, daughter of the late Ivan and Eleanor White Eldridge. She attended District 10 Country School and was a graduate of Massena High School in 1955. On April 25, 1964 she married Robert Crump at St. Patrick Church, Brasher Falls, with the Rev. Msgr. Hubert Hannan celebrating. Robert passed away on January 21, 2008.
For 34 years, Jane was a Certified Health Unit Coordinator at Massena Memorial Hospital, retiring in 1992. She was an active member of the Knights of Columbus, Council #2176 Auxiliary in Brasher Falls, where she served as President for many years; a communicant of St. Patrick Church in Brasher Falls, where she passed on her faith to many Catechism students; President and member of the Altar and Rosary Society at St. Patrick Church and also worked on the Bingo Team for many years; a member of Deer River Grange; and a member and past President of the Massena Memorial Hospital Retirees.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Lester and Michelle of Brasher Falls; three daughters and sons-in-law, Penny and Benny Gladding of Louisville, Eleanor and Scott LaClair of Constable and Bobbi Jo and Monte Selbe of Culpeper, Virginia; four brothers, Donald Eldridge of Brasher Falls, Raymond Eldridge of Massena, Galon Eldridge of Brasher Falls, and Franklin Eldridge of Massena; four sisters, Mrs. Charles (June) Furnace of Massena, Mrs. Anna Mae Gray of Massena, Mrs. James (Rayona) Thompson of Winthrop and Mrs. Erwin (Marilyn) O’Brien of Massena; and nine grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. at St. Patrick Church, Brasher Falls, with the Rev. Garry Giroux celebrating. Her family will receive friends at the Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop, Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Burial will take place in St. Patrick Cemetery, Brasher Falls.
Memorial Contributions in Jane’s memory can be made to; St. Patrick Church, the Altar and Rosary Society, or the Massena Memorial Hospital Foundation.
Online condolences can be shared with her family at www.hammillfh.com .