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Jane Hughes Walter

AGE: 96 • Newark

Jane Hughes Walter, age 96, of Newark, DE died on December 9, 2015 at Heartland Hospice. She was born in Wilmington, DE in October of 1919 to William Passmore Walter and Annie Sleeman Coom Walter.

A graduate in 1938 class of PS du Pont High School, she retired from Wiltex Co. in Wilmington. In her earlier years she had an interest in clothing and fashion. She enjoyed reading and doing puzzles.

Jane is survived by a sister, Marie Ann Walter. Her sister Elizabeth Townsend Cloud and brother William Irvin Walter predeceased her. She is survived by 7 nephews, David, Glen, Graham, and Scott Walter; and Joseph, Jeffrey, and Gregory Cloud. Nephew Walter Cloud died in 2009.

Jane lived for many years in loving foster care with Carol Flanagan and her family in Newark, DE. The Cloud family thanks Carol for her kindnesses along with the services of Heartland Hospice.

A graveside service will be on Monday, December 14 at 11 am at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Highway, New castle, DE 19720.

Published in The News Journal on Dec. 10, 2015
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