Jane Jackson, 88 of Summerdale passed away Friday January 7, 2022 in the UPMC West Shore Hospital. She was born in West Fairview, PA, raised in Enola & Summerdale, and graduated from Enola High School Class of 1951 where she played field hockey and basketball, and helped organized their class reunions for years. She was a member of the Summerdale United Methodist church, where she was the Choir Director for over 60 years. Jane loved to sing! She sang througout school with the choirs, served in several other churches as a soloist and director, and directed the UM Pastor's Wives chorus "Peace, Joy and Love." She also loved spending time with her family, and loved to travel with her husband Jim. Jane was best known for her affectionate hugs!
Jane is survived by her husband of 69 years, Lloyd "Jim" Jackson, her daughter Joni (Arty) Beahm of Summerdale, Grandchildren Nathan (Sherry Brewster) Beahm of Lebanon and Jennifer (Dave) McCorkle of Halifax, Great-Grandchildren Christopher, Ian, Dakota, Katelyn, Elaine and David, and 6 Nephews. She was preceded in death by her daughter Janelle Jackson Hersh, her parents Rex and Martha Brestle, and her sister Inez Brestle Wertz.
Services will be held on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 11:00 am in the Summerdale United Methodist Church, 203 2nd St., Summerdale. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until the time of service at the church. A Fellowship Luncheon will be held after the service.