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Jane Elizabeth Herklots

1927-2013 Jane Elizabeth (nee Jackson) Herklots, 86, died Tuesday, December 31, 2013, in Naples, FL. She was born to the late Herbert and Kathryn (Van Houten) Jackson, September 18, 1927, in Paterson, NJ. Her family moved to Rhode Island in 1931. She received her degree from Bryant College in Providence, RI. She married Robert C. Herklots (deceased) on January 27, 1951, and eventually settled in Pittsfield, MA. She was a member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. In the 1950's, Jane was a highly respected Administrative Assistant for What Cheer Mutual and Textron. She also worked for the Windham County Transcript newspaper (CT). Jane's daughter Kathryn predeceased her in 2012. She is survived by her sister-in-law Elaina Jackson of Warwick, RI, wife of her brother Norman Jackson (deceased). She is also survived by several nephews and nieces. Jane volunteered with the Pittsfield Hospital Auxiliary and the Pittsfield Museum, as well as the Girl's Club and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. She and her husband were active members of the Pittsfield Country Club before retiring to Naples, FL, in 1990. There they joined the Country Club of Naples and Trinity by the Cove Country Club. A private burial will be held at Trinity Church Cemetery in Brooklyn, CT. If you wish to make a memorial donation, please give to the .
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Jan. 9, 2014
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