Betty Jane Faivre, 84, of Wellsboro, died on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at UPMC-Wellsboro.
Jane was born Nov. 27, 1936, in Gaines, the daughter of the late Lawrence M. and Naomi (Sobers) Prouty. She married Frederick W. Faivre on July 4, 1957 and celebrated 58 years of marriage until his passing on Nov. 5, 2015.
Jane was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother and enjoyed her time with her family more than anything. She also enjoyed gardening, camping, reading, puzzles and her dogs.
Jane is survived by two daughters, Allyson Hawk of Troy; Diane (Michael) McChesney of Gaines; a son -in-law, Robert Hawk of Wellsboro; a brother, Thomas (Diane) Prouty of Ulysses; a sister, Kathleen (Ralph) Hastings of Galeton; grandchildren, Brandon (Tina) McChesney, Myles Hawk and Clarissa Hawk and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents, Jane was preceded in death by a sister, Priscilla Prouty.
At Jane's wishes there will be no public visitation or services.
The family request memorials in Betty Jane's name may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or at St Jude.org.
The family has entrusted the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main St., Wellsboro with Jane's arrangements. To share your fondest memories of Jane or to sign her guestbook, please visit www.tusseymosher.com.
Published by The Wellsboro Gazette from Jul. 10 to Jul. 17, 2021.