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Jane M. (Kelley) DurJava

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Jane M. (Kelley) DurJava Obituary
LORAIN - Jane M. (nee: Kelley) DurJava, age 84, passed away following a longtime illness on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.
Jane was born in Lorain, Ohio, on April 12, 1930, to her loving parents, John J. and LaVerne (nee: Ault) Kelley.
She graduated from St. Mary Academy, Class of 1948. Jane was Diocesan Certified for the Ministry of Consolation and Diocesan Certified to teach CCD and taught at St. Mary, St. Peter and St. Anthony Schools in Lorain. She was employed at Joseph & Feiss and later at New York Life Insurance Company, retiring in 1989. Jane was a member of St. Anthony of Padua and was active in her parish as a Eucharistic minister of communion, a member of the kitchen crew, the Sanctity of Life Committee, Marian Guild, Senior Sociables, and member of the Third Order of Franciscans St. John Vianney Fraternity. She was a past member of Serra International Organization.
She is survived by her daughters, Katherine Dye and Susan (Don) Flak; grandchildren, Dennis Dye, Dale "Kris" Dye, Diana Dye, Debbie Dye, John Kernaghan, Kelly Flak and Corbin Flak; step-granddaughter, Sheri (Rich) Revercomb; great-grandchildren, Taylor, Dorian, Kailynn, Landon, Brooklyn and Brianna; step-great-grandchildren, Rickie Fitch Jr. and Misty Brown; great-great-grandchildren, Cayden, Arianna, Jasmine, David, Aiden and Kylee; brother, Jack (Barbara) Kelley; nephews, Patrick, Kevin and Daniel Kelley; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Capt. John J. Kelley and LaVerne Kelley; husband, Neil DurJava, in 1994; son, James DurJava, in 1995; son-in-law, Carl Dye, in 2013; nephews, John and Michael Kelley; and niece, Kathleen Kelley
The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain, (440) 244-1961, on Sunday, July 6, 2014, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Secular Franciscans will conduct a wake service at the funeral home, Sunday, at 6:00 p.m. Closing prayers will be held at the funeral home on Monday, at 9:20 a.m. The Marian Guild will lead the Rosary on Monday, 9:30 a.m., at the church prior to the Mass.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, July 7, 2014, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Anthony of Padua, 1305 East Erie Avenue, Lorain, Fr. Richard E. Hudak, Pastor, officiating. Christian burial services will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain, Ohio.
Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.

Published in www.morningjournal.com on July 5, 2014
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