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Obituary: Jane M. Link '48

BLOSSVALE, NY - Jane M. Link 86, of McConnellsville Rd., passed away Aug. 31, 2011 at the Oneida HealthCare Center. She was born in Walpole, MA on Dec. 6, 1924, a daughter of Lawrence & Sarah Harley Murphy. She was raised in Royal Oak, Michigan and was a graduate of Royal Oaks High School and Antioch College with a BA in Business administration.

Jane worked in retail merchandising at Filene's in Boston, MA for a few years prior to her marriage. On June 11, 1955, she married James Link in Boston. Mr. Link passed away Aug. 24, 1990.

Jane was a member of the McConnellsville Community Church, Cluster 13, McConnellsville Garden Club, Camden Historical Society, A.F.S., the Western College Club, was a founding member of the Town of Vienna Planning Board, served as a den mother with Cub Scouts, and was active with Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute. She also served as a part-time librarian with the Camden Central Schools.

Surviving are one daughter, Dr. Martha J. Link, Blossvale, NY; two sons, David & Lucia Link, Blossvale, Jon A. & Remi Link, Taberg, NY; four grandchildren; a sister, Joan Murphy, Boston, MA; one niece and one nephew. Memorial services will be held 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 14, 2011, at the McConnellsville Community Church, under the direction of the LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc., Camden, NY. Private interment will be held at the McConnellsville Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. Memorial contributions, in lieu of flowers, may be made to Camden Library, Cluster 13, or the Christian Appalachian Project, P.O.Box 55911, Lexington, KY