~~Agnes Jane Gormley “Jane” passed away peacefully on August 31, 2015 at Wayne Woodlands Manor, in Waymart, PA. Jane was born on December 26, 1924 in Williamsport, PA, and she was a longtime resident of Tafton, PA. Predeceased by her parents, Anthony and Pearl Brand, husband William E. Gormley, daughter Marianne D. Gormley and brother John “Jack” Brand; Jane is survived by her daughters Regina Kelly and her husband John “Jack”, and Janet Keebler and her husband Al, and brother William “Bill” A. Gormley and his wife Laurie; grandchildren Amilia Gnospelius, Angelica Kadenas, Demetrius “Jimmy” Kadenas, Christopher Gormley, Daniel Gormley, Theresa “Terri” Kelly, Michelle Buckingham, and several great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and their families.
A Veteran of the US Navy, Jane served during WWII. She was a devout Catholic, devoted to Our Lord, the Blessed Mother, Padre Pio, St. Anthony and St. Francis. She was also a former Altar Society Member and CCD teacher at Queen of Peace Church in Hawley, PA. She was a member of the Pennsylvanians for Human Life. She enjoyed antiques, and was a charter member of the National Early American Glass Club’s Honesdale Chapter. She also enjoyed classical music, and Broadway Theatre. She was fond of horseback riding, taking lessons at the age of 85.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, September 4, 2015 at 10:45am at St. Teresa of Avila Church, 306 Morris Ave., Summit NJ. Interment will follow at St. Teresa’s Cemetery, Summit, NJ. There will be a visitation on Thursday from 5-9pm at The Bradley Brough & Dangler Funeral Home, 309 Springfield Ave., Summit NJ. For more info, or to send condolences to the family, visit www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com. Those who wish to make a contribution in memory of Jane may do so to the Alzheimer’s Association, 400 Morris Ave., Suite 251, Denville, NJ 07834 or to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 26 Broadway, 14th floor, New York, NY 10004.