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Jane Marie Bergen

Jane Marie Bergen Obituary

Jane Marie Bergen, Fairfax, Va., died on May 20, 2020, at Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va.

Born in Carbondale, Pa., daughter of John Edward and Helen Langan Bergen, Jane was a member of St. Mary's Church in Alexandria, Va. Prior to 1941, Jane attended St. Rose School for four years in Carbondale and was a member of St. Rose of Lima Church.

She was a graduate of St. Agnes High School, Towanda, Pa., and Marywood University, Scranton, Pa. Jane, for many years, taught in and retired from the Fairfax County School System in Virginia. Most of her teaching career was in the elementary grades with special attention to and major accomplishments in teaching reading.

Jane leaves an enduring legacy of caring, kindness, humility, graciousness, curiosity, gregariousness and assistance to others. Jane was a gifted teacher, admired by her colleagues and acclaimed by her students. She will be deeply missed by all her many relatives and friends who knew her.

Jane was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Ann, in 2004; and her brother, John Joseph, in 2007. Surviving are her brother, Col. (Ret) James P. Bergen, Katy, Texas; numerous nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Thursday, June 25, in St. Rose of Lima Church, Carbondale, followed by burial in Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Finch Hill, Pa.

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