Jane E. Quigley

Jan 30, 2013

Servant of the Lord

WAYNESVILLE — Jane Ebenbach Quigley, loving mother, grandmother and great- grandmother, passed onto our Lord Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at the Charles George V.A. Medical Center.

A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she was a former resident of Morehead City, and N.Wildwood, New Jersey, and had resided in Haywood County for the past 15 years.  She was the daughter of the late Charles and Rosabell Kepler Ebenbach.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John P. Quigley who died in 2007 and a sister, Susan Sayer.

Jane was a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II and was stationed at the Potomac River Naval Air Command in Washington D.C. She served as an activity director for the USO and was honored by Eleanor Roosevelt for her service to the country.

Jane received the American Campaign Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.  She earned her degree from Glassboro State Teachers College in Glassboro, New Jersey.  Jane was a member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church and shown the light of Christ and did everything to make people happy.

She is survived by two daughters, Joanne Rose Evans, and her husband, Brian, of Winchester, Virginia, and Susan Jane Beasley, and her husband, Robert, of Waynesville; two granddaughters, Cara Careen Beasley and Dana Caryl Cotton; three grandsons, Elijah Patrick King, Karl James Hough and Blake Alexander Cotton; and a great-granddaughter, Emily Jane Craig.

A memorial service will be held in March.

Memorials may be made to CLC Valor Hospice, c/o Department of Veterans Affair, 1100 Tunnel Road, Asheville, NC 28805.

Wells Funeral Homes & Cremation Services of Waynesville is in charge of arrangements.  An online memorial register is available at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.

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