Jane Ella Lament

Jane Ella Lament

Toms River

Jane Ella Lament, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 to be reunited with her late husband, Louis. Born Jane Ella Smega in New York City on Sept. 29, 1922 to Stephen Smega and Ella Anderle, she attended Central High School in Newark, and lived in Irvington and Toms River.

Jane retired after 25 years from First Fidelity Bank in Newark in 1984. In 2003, she moved to Arizona to be near her son, Robert. Her hobbies included bingo and watching Wheel of Fortune and Lawrence Welk.

She is survived by her beloved son, Robert (Elizabeth Wittman) and two nieces, Sherry Smega Esenwein (Todd) of Annapolis, MD and Ann (Harry) Bergstrom of Buckhannon, WV.

Always a lover of animals, we ask that you make a contribution in lieu of flowers in her memory to the Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA at www.AAWL.org.

Published in Asbury Park Press from July 26 to July 28, 2013