- April 15, 1921 - November 15, 2012
- Westbourough, Massachusetts
of Jane 's Passing
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“Was so sad to hear of the passing of Jane, I had the pleasure of working for her before she moved, she was so kind and feisty , we always loved our...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Debra lang - Nashua, NH - Friend
“Jeanne and I were saddened to learn about the passing of Jane. She was quite the lady. She and my mother had many wonderful moments together. While...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Peter & Jeanne Chaloner - Nashua, NH
“Martha, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Think often about and hold close to your heart all the memories your mom and family...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Julie Flynn - Upton, MA
“Paula and I were so saddened upon hearing of the sudden passing of your Mom. Jane was a great lady who always had something good to say and was like...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: DAN AND PAULA HOLDEN - Huson, NH
“Martha, I'm sorry for your family's loss. Though I never met your mom, she must have done something right because you are one remarkable person. ...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Carla Bourassa - Grafton, MA
“Martha and family,
Like mother like daughter, you have touched my life. I count my blessings.
peace and serenity, Viola
6 of 18 | Posted by: Viola Bramel - Northbridge, MA
“Jane was a very welcoming and gracious lady. One thing is certain - she had a tremendous love for her family. She talked constantly about how...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Jan Brown - Northboro, MA
“Although we are separated by hundreds of miles, my memories of Aunt Jane and the Thanksgiving's we shared so many years ago keep my heart close to...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Bill Mac Dougall - Richlands, NC
“Barbara and family - my deepest sympathy goes out to the entire family at this sad and difficult time.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Rebecca Bardsley-Dolloff - NH
“We will miss you dearly and always love you. I am so happy that you and Grandpa are back together again.
10 of 18 | Posted by: Stephanie Cashman - Minneapolis, MN
“When I heard of Aunt Jane's passing, the first thing that came to my mind was ....her smile. When I saw her she always made you feel so comfortable...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Lea & Joe Amorosi - Clifton Park, NY
“So very saddened to hear of Aunt Jane's passing. I remember her as a sweet and loving woman who was always very special to my grandparents, my...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Jennifer MacDougall - Seminole, FL
“Aunt Jane's warmth, laughter, love, and story telling are memories that I will cherish forever. In these last few years time spent with her was extra...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Betty Perkins - Dunbarton, NH
“I am so sorry to hear of my Aunt Jane passing, I will miss her. I will always think of my visits to Aunt Jane & Uncle Joel's home in Nausha many...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Sam & Bonnie Hill - Latham, NY
“So sorry to hear of Aunt Jane's passing. She was a truly lovely person. Always smiling and thinking of others. With Love, Pam
15 of 18 | Posted by: Pam - Delmar, NY - niece
“For all the times you healed my wounds and for all the love you gave I will be ever grateful. I will miss my grandma Jane
16 of 18 | Posted by: Sue cater - Peterborough, NH
“I will always cherish my fond childhood memories of holidays with Aunt Jane! May she rest in peace.
17 of 18 | Posted by: Carol MacDougall Morrison - York, ME
“Very sorry to hear Aunt Jane passed away. God bless all
18 of 18 | Posted by: James & Sherry Hill & family - NY
Mrs. Jane M. (MacDougall) Hill, of The Willows in Westborough, MA, formerly of New Hampshire, died at home on Thursday, November 15, 2012. She was 91.
Jane was born April 15, 1921 in Manchester, New Hampshire, daughter of the late Roy and Velma (Hawkins) MacDougall. Raised and educated in Manchester, she graduated from Manchester Central High School and Hesser Business College. She married Joel B. Hill on June 6, 1942 and they had three daughters. She lived most of her life in New Hampshire and moved to Vero Beach, FL to retire with her husband, Joel who died in December, 1987. Jane has been living in Westborough since 2008.
Jane was a voracious reader. She was a talented needle-worker, collector of Hummels and enjoyed working in her garden. She always loved her time in NH, particularly at Rye Beach. Her fondest memories are with her now deceased brother, John MacDougall, and his wife, Janet.
She leaves her daughters, Sandra H. Mayrand and her husband, Paul Gallagher, of Shrewsbury, Martha H. Hanley of Worcester, and Barbara H. Osgood and her husband, Richard, of Westminster, Colorado; her grandchildren, Matthew Mayrand and his wife, Susan, Rebecca Comiskey and her husband, Sean, Molly Mastoras and her husband, Jim, Mark Hanley, Katherine Hanley and her fiancé , Jeremy Baver, Sarah Bombard and her husband, Garrett, Christopher Osgood and his wife, Marya, Stephanie Cashman and her husband, Dan; her step-grandchildren Anne Marie Gallagher, Suzanne Boots and her husband Rick, Michael Gallagher and his wife Nicole Momaney; her great-grandchildren, Logan Mayrand, Jack Boots, Lexi, Nikos, and Raymond Mastoras, McCartney, Jamie, and Riley Osgood, Joel and Nicholas Cashman; and nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor and remember Jane's life by gathering for calling hours at Heald & Chiampa Funeral Directors ~ The Sumner House, 5 Church Road, On the Common, Shrewsbury Center on Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. and again on Wednesday morning where her Funeral Service will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Edgewood Cemetery, Nashua, New Hampshire.
In lieu of flowers, please honor Jane's memory and her passion for reading with a contribution to your local public library.
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