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October 14, 2013

Anne P. Jayne

Anne P. Jayne

SIDNEY — Anne Pryor Jayne, 89, of 73 Pearl St., Sidney, passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013.

Mrs. Jayne was born July 22, 1924, in Herkimer. She was the daughter of John Bergen Pryor and Helen Hartnett Pryor. She had three brothers, Ted, Bob and Bill Pryor.

She was married Aug. 24, 1946, to Harold W. Jayne in Rochester. She was predeceased by her husband, Bud in 1986; and her daughter, Susan Jayne Slocum in 1980.

Mrs. Jayne was a graduate of the University of Rochester School of Nursing where she met her future husband who was in the medical school.

During her nursing career she had been employed at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C., Variety Children’s Hospital in Coral Gables, Florida and The Hospital in Sidney.

She was very active during her life in Sidney. She was one of the original organizers of the Candy Striper program at The Hospital. She had been a Red Cross volunteer, a Lay Eucharistic Minister at Sacred Heart Church, a member of the Sacred Heart Rosary Society, a volunteer at The Hospital, and a member of the Sidney ARCA Board Foundation.

She is survived by her son, Christopher and his wife, Julie, Merrimac, Mass., and their children, Matthew and Jeremy; son, Peter of Asheville, N.C., and his children, Jotham, Tara and Tui; daughter, Elizabeth Shepard and her husband, Ben of Medway, Mass., and their children, Anne and David; and her son, Patrick and his wife, Sally of Unadilla.

Friends are invited to call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 15 Liberty St., Sidney, with Fr. Gordon Polenz, pastor officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association of Central New York, 401 Hayes Ave., Endicott, NY 13760 or to the charity of one’s choice.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at

Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.

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