Brannan, Jane Ogle
Jane Ogle Brannan, 81, of Emmaus, passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014 in the Hospice Unit of Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of Donald D. Brannan. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in September 2013. Born in Dexter City, OH, a daughter of the late Harold I. and Winifred S. (Humphrey) Ogle, Jane attended Columbus Business School and worked for General Motors
. After living in Georgia and Tennessee she moved to the Allentown area. Jane was a receptionist at Miller Blood Center, Bethlehem for many years before retiring in 1997. She was an active member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Allentown where she taught Sunday School, served on the Vestry, the Worship and Music Committee, and was co-chair of the Altar Guild. She was also a member of the Arts of St. John's. Jane was one of the founding members of the Allentown Ecumenical Food Bank in 1978 and served as its first coordinator. She also served on the YWCA board and was named volunteer of the year. She was a volunteer at the Elephants Trunk in Emmaus. Survivors: Husband, Donald; Children: Alan D. Brannan of Dublin, OH, Sharon D. Shiner and her husband Mark of PA, Marsha A. Brannan of Center Valley, David O. Brannan of Kempton; Sister: Janet Medors and her husband Robert of Columbus, OH; Grandchildren: 5. Services: Will be held at St. John's Lutheran Church, 37 S. 5th St., Allentown on Saturday, June 21, 2014. Calling hours are from 9 to 10 am at the church. The service is scheduled to begin at 10 am with graveside services to be held at Northwood Cemetery in Emmaus following the service. Arrangements by Stephens Funeral Home, Inc. www.stephensfuneral.com
. Contributions: In lieu of flowers to St. John's Lutheran Church, 37 S. 5th St., Allentown 18101 or Lehigh Valley Hospice, 2166 S. 12th St., Allentown 18103.