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Jane Amalong Shrum

September 27, 1939 ~ June 5, 2018 (age 78)

Jane Amalong Shrum, also known as Jane Weitzel, 78, of Roscoe, died Tuesday June 5, 2018, at her home. Born Sept. 27, 1939, in Rochester, N.Y., she was a daughter of Raymond Charles and Pearl Isabel Silvernail Ward. Jane was a member of the Roscoe United Methodist Church , its choir and was a Sunday school teacher. She was also a member of the United Methodist Women and a past coordinator for Meals on Wheels. She was a soloist for many weddings and funerals, and in the 1950s during her high school days she sang in the Tritones. Jane was a 1957 graduate of California High School and a member of the high school choir. She is survived by her two daughters, Tammy Amalong of Roscoe and Rebecca Amalong of Rensselaer, Ind.; two sisters, Gale Sieghart and Joanne Fisher, both of Peoria, Ariz.; sister-in-law, Vera Bentley of Ottawa, Ontario; a niece Linda (Rod) Steorts of Phoenix, Ariz.; a great-niece and nephew, Julie Steorts and James (Sarah) Steorts; Sarah Shrum Carpenter (Bud’s daughter) of Daytona Beach Shores, Fla., and the Shrum, Coyle and Weitzel families. She was preceded in death by her first and second husbands, Thomas Amalong and Howard “Bud” Shrum; two brothers, Nelson Bentley and Edsel Ward; David Shrum (Bud’s son) and her miniature dachshund, Lucy, whom she loved dearly. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 10, 2018, at MELENYZER FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATION SERVICES INC., 1008 Furlong Ave., Roscoe. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 11, 2018, at Roscoe United Methodist Church with the Rev. Rick Bowser officiating. Interment will follow at Howe Cemetery in Long Branch

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