services for Jane H. Payne, 84, of Ogdensburg will be held on Wednesday (June
17, 2009) at 1:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Cathedral with Fr. Terry LaValley
officiating. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with Frary
Funeral Home. Ms. Payne passed away on Sunday (June 14, 2009) at St. Josephs
She is survived by several nieces and
nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, Charles and Neil Payne, and three
sisters, Edith Finnegan, Mary Crump and Elizabeth Payne.
She was born on February 26, 1925 in
Ogdensburg, the daughter of Charles and Alice O’Neil Payne. She graduated from
St. Mary’s Academy, then from Wallace’s Secretarial School. She then attended
Washington University in Washington D.C. She was employed with the U.S.
government in Washington, D.C. for over 30 years. First in General Services,
where she became the first woman in that agency to become an Office Chief and
later for the Peace Corp as a consultant.
Memorial contributions can be made in her
memory to St. Mary’s Cathedral or St. Josephs Nursing Home.