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: On this day, 1700, Cascadia Earthquake, Magnitude 9 plus, strikes West Coast with tsunami effects felt as far away as Japan; in 1885, troops loyal to Sudanese Mohammad Ahmad conquer Khartoum; in 1992, Boris Yeltsin untargets U.S.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 971 AD, Southern Han war elephant corps defeated by Song Dynasty troops bowmen; in 1870, Montana, Marias massacre, U.S. kills 173 Native Americans; in 1941, Charles Lindbergh recommends neutrality pact with Nazis.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Bryanna Allen reports Castleton Downtown hosts open house, fire in Springfield leaves family without a roof of their own, suspected Bosnian war criminal trial goes to jury, Brent Curtis reports Rutland Town budget set to rise.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Bill in Legislature proposes naming beagle Vermont state dog; Associated Press looks back at year in opiate abuse; Shapiro's in Brandon soon to close after 75 years; probe shows illegal online gun sales booming.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1861, JEFFERSON DAVIS resigns from the U.S. Senate to become president of the Confederate States of America, in 1908, NYC passes law forbidding women from smoking in public; in 1968, B-52 crashes, loses H-bomb.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Aldermen debate request for $75K from Zamias Fund for Wonderfeet museum, Bryanna Allen covers CSC Spring Convocation, proponents of sugary drinks tax meet press at State House, Neal Goswami reports revenue forecast for state.