Funeral services for Jane “Jayne” E. Chilton, age 90, of Ogdensburg will be held on Sunday (Dec 30, 2012) at 4:00 p.m. at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Longbottom officiating. Burial will be in the spring at Ogdensburgh Cemetery.
Calling hours will also be held on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the service. Ms. Chilton passed away Wednesday (Dec 26, 2012) at the Riverledge Healthcare Facility.
Surviving is a brother, Ralph Chilton of Lake Stevens, WA; a sister-in-law, Yolande Chilton of N. Tonawanda; a dear friend, Ruth Hunter of Ogdensburg; and twelve nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by two brothers, John F. ‘Jack” Chilton and Thomas Chilton; and a sister, Mary Lou Larson.
Jane was born on June 27, 1922 in Ogdensburg, a daughter of the late Erwin and Doris (Long) Chilton. She graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy in 1940 and continued her education at the Effey Lou Wallace Business School. During her career, she worked in Pine Camp which is now Fort Drum, New York City, Bakersfield, CA & Joliet, IL prior to her longtime employment as a secretary for the Director of the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation where she worked for 30+ years.
She was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Ogdensburg and enjoyed her family, friends and poodles.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Society of United Helpers, 8101 SH 68; Ogdensburg, NY 13669. Condolences can also be shared online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.