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Jane Marie Purvis

Jane Marie Purvis, 87, of Fullerton, died Oct. 19, 2022. She was the wife of the late Joseph R. Purvis for 60 years.

Born in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Angelo and Lucy (Panciera) Zardus.

She was employed by the Bell Telephone Company of Pennsylvania and the University of Illinois.

She was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, Whitehall, where she was a former member of the Altar and Rosary Society and the Golden Agers and was a school volunteer.

She is survived by a daughter, Amy Amory and her husband Samuel Amory; sons, Mark and Robin Ferrara, Robert and his wife Suzanne, Jeffrey and his wife Colleen, Gregory and Dawn Sadowy and David and his wife Dorinda; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

There will be a calling time 9:15 a.m., followed by a memorial Mass of Christian burial 10 a.m., Nov. 26 at the church, 618 Fullerton Ave., Whitehall, 18052.

Contributions may be made to the church or the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 16th floor, New York, NY 10001 or at alzfdn.org.

Arrangements were made by Gilbert Funeral Home Inc., Whitehall.