Jane Weston Passes Away at 83

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Jane Weston

Dorothy “Jane” Weston of Irrigon died on May 28, 2019 in Hermiston at the age of 83.

She was born on Oct. 26, 1935 in Oakdale, Calif.

Jane was raised in Oakdale, Calif. and attended school there until her mother passed away in 1952, when she moved to Vancouver, Wash. to live with her father. She graduated from Vancouver High School and met Winfred “Win” Weston at a midtown ballroom dance class. They were united in marriage on July 11, 1957 in Stevenson, Wash. They lived in Portland for 28 years until moving to Irrigon in 1984, where they have lived since.

Jane volunteered at Stokes Landing Senior Center in Irrigon, was a CAPCO and RSVP volunteer for over 20 years, and served as secretary/treasurer for the Old Time Fiddlers for 13 years. She enjoyed walking, cooking, canning, drying apples, reading, knitting, sewing, crocheting, photography and making Christmas gifts for family and friends. Jane was a former member of St. Johns Christian Church.

Jane was very grateful for all of the excellent care she received from her friends, family, and all of the doctors, nurses and receptionists at St. Mary Cancer Center Clinic in Walla Walla, Wash., and the staff at Vange John Memorial Hospice in Hermiston.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Win Weston; daughters, Barbara Shafer and Ruth Shefchek; son, David Weston; five grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

Jane was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, James and John; sister, Kay; and a granddaughter, Monica.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jane’s memory may be made to Stokes Landing Senior Center or St. Mary Cancer Center, Walla Walla, Wash.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Burns Mortuary Chapel, Hermiston.

Burial will follow at Desert Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Irrigon.

A celebration of life gathering will follow at Stokes Landing Senior Center, Irrigon.

Please share memories of Jane with her family at burnsmortuaryhermiston.com.

Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.