More Obituaries for Jane Croley
Looking for an obituary for a different person with this name?

Jane Cover Croley

Jane Cover Croley Obituary
Jane Cover Croley
Nov. 24, 1930 - Dec. 1, 2019
Jane Croley passed away unexpectedly and peacefully Dec. 1, 2019 in Mill Valley, Calif., at age 89, having celebrated Thanksgiving with her family.
She was born Jane Elizabeth Cover Nov. 24, 1930 in Portland. With her parents Henrietta and Allen Cove, and brother John, Jane spent her childhood along the Columbia River in Eastern Oregon. She attended Grant High School in Portland and graduated from the University of Oregon in 1953, serving as president of her sorority, Chi Omega. In 1954 Jane married Stephen Croley in Heilbronn, Germany. She raised three sons and a daughter in Placentia and Lafayette, Calif. Jane was active in numerous volunteer organizations, in particular managing charity thrift stores for many years. In retirement Jane and Steve moved to Sun River, Ore. Jane was a generous host to family and friends and an accomplished quilter. At the time of her death she was president of her living facility, Oaks at the Villages, in San Luis Obispo.
She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Steve; children, Kenneth, James, Thomas and Karen; brother, John; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Jane's family asks that donations be sent to your favorite thrift store.
Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
Published in The Oregonian from Jan. 17 to Jan. 19, 2020
Read More
Give others a chance to express condolences. Not right now.
Inform family & friends of Jane's passing.