Jane Louise McCleery, of Sharon, went home to be with the Lord in Heaven on Sunday (Feb. 25, 2018) at Sharon Regional Medical Center after a brief illness. She was 96.
Jane was born in Sharon on June 1, 1921, the daughter of the late Floyd and D. Leona (Symons) Ladner.
She was a graduate of Sharon High School.
She was a 50-plus year member of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Sharon and had worked as an accounts receivable clerk at J.C Penney's for 17 years.
Jane enjoyed golfing and bowling in area leagues, playing duplicate bridge with card clubs in the area and was an avid Cleveland Indians fan.
She loved to spend time with her family and friends.
On Dec. 17, 1940, she married William D. McCleery Sr. He died on July 8, 2009.
She is survived by: her daughter, Marsha Bashor of Sharpsville; a son, William D. McCleery Jr. and his wife Dyan of Sharon; six grandchildren, Tiffany Kress and her fiance' John Still, Thomasena Supan and her husband Steve, Meghan McCleery, Devon Hawes and her husband Nathan, Justin McCleery and his wife Leigh, and Karsten McCleery and his companion Nicole Restivo; six great-grandchildren, Taylor and Tatum Kress, Owen and Will McCleery, and Jack and Lauren Supan. nieces, Joyce Habbyshaw and Lynne Milliken and her husband Dave, and nephew, Jeffrey Ladner, and all their children; and a former grandson-in-law, Tom Kress. She was also very fond of her dogs and granddogs.
Besides her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Terry L. McCleery, and her brother, Lester Ladner.
Jane Louise, 96, Sharon.
Calling hours: noon to 1 p.m. Friday (3-2-18) in the HAROLD W. STEVENSON FUNERAL HOME, 264 E. State St., Sharon.
Funeral: 1 p.m. Friday in the funeral home with Rev. Dr. Philip Makari of Covenant Presbyterian Church officiating.
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Hermitage.
Published on February 28, 2018