NORTH CAROLINA - Jane B. Cullen, 89, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family Jan. 21, 2013, in North Carolina.
Jane was born March 17, 1923, in Northampton, Mass., the daughter of the late Giacomo and Donata (Spinosa) Bellantonio.
She was raised and educated in Northampton and relocated to the Pinehurst area of North Carolina in 2008. Jane worked as an operator for 17 years with New England Telephone.
She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Lionel N. Cullen; two daughters, Lynda Harrop of Easton, Mass., and Joanne Herring of Sutton Mass., and her son, Gary Cullen of Seven Lakes, N.C. Jane is also survived by three grandchildren, Stacey Herring, Eric Harrop and Jennifer Giordano, and by two great-grandchildren, Ethan and William Harrop. She also leaves her brother Dominic Bellanduno, and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a number of other siblings, Vincent, Vito and Phillip, and Lucy Parda, Lillian Duseau, Ann Allaire and Hazel Shaw.
Calling hours will be at the Czelusniak Funeral Home of Northampton on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 4 to 7 p.m.
A funeral service for Jane will be held at the Czelusniak Funeral Home on Friday, Feb. 8, at 11 a.m. with burial to follow in St. Mary's Cemetery in Northampton.
Donations in Jane's memory may be made to the Northampton Meals on Wheels program or the Northampton Council on Aging.
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