Jane M. (Lyons) Scheiblich, 80, of East Hartford, surrounded by her family on Nov. 25, 2012, was called home to be with The Lord.
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Jane was born May 2, 1932, in County Cork, Ireland. Beloved daughter of the late Thomas and Bridgette (Dunne) Lyons. Jane worked as a CNA in Ireland before coming to the U.S. in 1958. Jane worked as a volunteer at the Penny Saver in Manchester, while also assisting in her senior housing development, fondly referred to as "Irish Jane" and "everyone's right hand"! Jane loved to knit, crochet, and enjoyed her daily soap operas.
She is survived by her three sons and her daughter, Derek and Maria Scheiblich of Texas, Thomas and Sandra Scheiblich of North Carolina, John J. Scheiblich and Dawn Chenevert of Massachusetts, Jane and Paul Will of Colorado; Jane's grandchildren, Shavonne, Justin, Shawn, Trevor and his wife, Kayla, Michael, Matthew, Tyler and Taylor; and nine great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Peggy Hughes of East Hartford; niece, Marie Hughes with her life partner, Brian McDonnell, of Marlborough; and her nephew, Thomas Hughes.
The family would like to express its sincere gratitude to the nurses and staff at Riverside Health Care.
At the family's request, services and burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jane's memory to Riverside Health Care, Payable to RHRC Resident Counsel, 745 Main St., East Hartford, CT 06108.
To sign the online register book go to
Holmes Funeral Home
400 Main Street
Manchester, CT 06040
Published in Journal Inquirer from Nov. 28 to Dec. 2, 2012