Jane E. CruthersDecember 05,2012Jane E. Cruthers
MANCHESTER — Jane Elizabeth Cruthers, 94, formerly of Landgrove, and more recently of Manchester, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at her residence at Equinox Terrace in Manchester following a brief illness
She was born June 24, 1918, in Orange, N.J., the daughter of August Frederick and Edith (Vance) Bauer.
She received her education in West Orange, N.J., and was a graduate of West Orange High School. She later graduated from Columbia Presbyterian School of Nursing.
On Oct. 18, 1941, she married Thomas Cruthers.
For many years she was employed as a nurse at the Orange Memorial Hospital in Orange, N.J., and later at the Springfield Hospital in Springfield, Vt.
She enjoyed golf, traveling, gardening, reading, crossword puzzles, bridge and volunteering at Equinox Terrace, Manchester Health Services, and Hildene.
Survivors include her children, Thomas Cruthers of Manchester, Andrew Frederick Cruthers of Milford, N.J., and Christina Jane McCaffery of Plymouth, Mich.; two grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother, August Frederick Bauer, Jr.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date
Memorial contributions may be made to Manchester Health Services through the office of the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 385 Bonnet St., Manchester Center, VT 05255. Guest book condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: Acclaimed illusionist & escape artist Harry Houdini, performing in Montreal in 1926, is sucker-punched by a McGill University student. Houdini doesn't know he has peritonitis - the punches are possible factor in his Oct. 31 death.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Rutland Police Chief James Baker to resign from the force at the end of the year to take a job in Washington, D.C., jury remains out in teacher killing murder trial, Rec Dept. releases report on what's wrong with White's Pool.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: Well diggers in Cardiff, New York, find what is thought to be the petrified body of a 10-foot-tall man, perfectly preserved after thousands of years, which becomes a popular roadside attraction until proven to be a fake.
- Pittsford Haunted House
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1720, 'Calico Jack' Rackham, Caribbean pirate and early feminist, known for recruiting women to his crew and for fabric decorating skills after creating 'Jolly Roger' flag, is captured by the British Royal Navy.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1307, King Phillip the Fair of France orders hundreds of Knights Templar rounded up and arrested, charged with heresy, tortured until they confess; on this day in 1917, thousands see miracle of Our Lady of Fatima.