Jane E. George (nee Barton) 90, of Belleville, passed away Saturday, March 8, at Rosewood Care Center in Swansea.
Jane was born on September 24, 1924, in East St. Louis and was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church; she worked as a real estate agent for Nester Real Estate where she was a million dollar sales agent. She enjoyed being an avid reader and animal lover.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph E. George; and parents, Welker and Mabel Barton (nee Soucy)
Jane is survived by her 4 children, daughter Ann (Christopher David) Reynolds of Belleville and sons Henry J. (Annette) George of Belleville, Pat (Cecilia) Varone of Fountain Hills, Ariz., and John (Rebecca) Varone of Chanhassen, Minn.; 1 sister, Doris Payne of Edwardsville; 7 grandchildren, Pollyanna (Kerby) Claney, Amy Jane (John) Warren, Michelle (Steve) Rousseau, Emilie Sinur, Jessica Varone, Andrew H. George (Fiancé) Megan Obermeyer and Katherine J. George; and 7 great grandchildren, Grace Claney, Lily Claney, Jacob Warren, Matthew Warren, Keegan Sinur, Karson Sinur and Amanda Rousseau.
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Memorials may be made to the Blessed Sacrament School Education Fund, 8707 West Main St., Belleville, Ill., 62223, or the Belleville Humane Society, 1301 S. 11th St., Belleville, Ill., 62226. Condolences may be extended to the family online at www.schildknechtfh.com.
Memorial visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, March 11, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 8707 West Main St., Belleville.
Mass will follow at 11 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church with Fr. Clyde Grogan and Matthew Elie officiating.
Schildknecht Funeral Home and Cremation Services will handle the arrangements.