Jane Ann Smith, 1930-2018

Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, LaPorte, is handling the arrangements for Jane Ann Smith, 87, who passed away at home on Thursday, March 29, 2018.

Jane was born March 31, 1930, in Stamford, CT, to Dr. Frank and Muriel Fisher. 

She graduated from Pascagoula High School, Mississippi, in 1949. Jane graduated from Mississippi State College for Women (MSCW) with a bachelor’s degree in education and went on to teach math at LaPorte Junior High School. In her younger years, Jane was an active member of Tri Kappa, her library club, the 4-H extension homemakers’ club, and the Red Hats.  She taught Sunday school for the First Christian Church of Rolling Prairie. She enjoyed winters in Florida, knitting, reading, playing bridge, and gardening. Jane also enjoyed her days at Hudson Lake, especially on the pontoon boat.

On May 4, 1958, she married Robert J. Smith at the Presbyterian Church in LaPorte.

Jane is survived by her husband, Robert; 2 sons, Robert J. (Sarah) Smith Jr. and Thomas K. (Terilynn) Smith; and 4 grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Calleigh, Kristen and Tommilyn. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; beloved son, Timothy Smith; and brother, George Fisher.

Visitation will be held Monday, April 2, from 4 to 8 p.m. CT, and Tuesday, April 3, from 10 to 11 a.m. CT at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, LaPorte. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m. CT Tuesday, April 3, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at New Carlisle Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to First Christian Church of Rolling Prairie, 113 W. Michigan, Rolling Prairie, IN 46371; or to the donor’s choice.

Messages of condolence may be posted below on WNLP as well as at www.cutlerfuneralhome.com.

One Response to “Jane Ann Smith, 1930-2018”

  1. Diana Bridges

    Mar 31. 2018

    Sarah:
    So sorry for your loss. Please send my condolences to to your family. May Jane rest in eternal peace.

    Diana Bridges
    Orland Park, Illinois

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