Jane Pollitt (1923 - 2014)

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Jane T. Pollitt

Salisbury-Jane T. Pollitt, daughter of the late Maxwell and Wanda Bull Turner, was born on March 4, 1923 in Melfa, Virginia. She passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014.

Jane graduated from Chevy Chase High School in Maryland and went on to attend business school before starting a family with first husband Emmett G. Taylor, Jr. She lived many years on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, raised a family, and owned an antique shop in Temperanceville, Virginia. She derived much pleasure from traveling to purchase items for her shop. In addition to collecting antiques, she enjoyed history and archeology, gardening, and cultivating bonsai trees. She was a member of several garden clubs and historical societies. She later resided in Williamsburg, Virginia with her husband Judge Richard M. Pollitt upon their retirement.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brother Herbert Turner and husband Judge Richard M. Pollitt.

Jane is survived by children Suzanne Taylor Alexander, Salisbury, Maryland, William M. Taylor (Liza), Culver City, California, and Thomas W. Taylor (Jean), Temperanceville, Virginia, Richard M. Pollitt, Jr. (Tracy), Allen, Maryland, Susan P. Knowles (Frank), West Chester, Pennsylvania; eight grandchildren Kimberley Leverage, Jennifer Campbell, Christopher Taylor, Edward Taylor, Thomas Taylor, Jr., Rick Knowles, Lainie Knowles, Ricky Pollitt, and Rachel Pollitt; and six great-grandchildren Ian, Ainsley, Finian, Meredith, Tristan, and Frankie; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Allen United Methodist Church, 26679 Collins Wharf Rd., Allen, MD 21820; Costal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802-1733; or Humane Society of Wicomico County, 5130 Citation Dr., Salisbury, MD 21804.

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Published in The Daily Times on Mar. 27, 2014
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