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April 23, 2014

Jane E. Swanson

Jane E. Swanson

ONEONTA — Jane E. Swanson, 83, formerly of Delhi and most recently of Oneonta, passed away on Friday, April 18, 2014, at A.O. Fox Hospital Nursing Home.

She was born Aug. 17, 1930, in Providence, R.I., the daughter of Oscar J. and Inga (Gunhild) Swanson.

For a period of 25 years, Jane was employed by Ray’s Liquor Store and Special Affair Liquor Store in Delhi.

She was a graduate of Johnson and Wales Business College in Providence, R.I.

Jane was a lifelong member of St. John’s Episcopal Church, and occasionally attended St. Peter’s Catholic Church, both in Delhi.

She is survived by four daughters, Karen (Vantyle) McShane of Oneonta, Ann Olive and her husband, Jeffrey of Virginia Beach, Va., Michele Trelease and her husband, Donald of Delhi, and Diane Oles and her husband, Scott of Delhi; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a grandson, Matthew Olive.

A graveside committal service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, in St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery, Warwick, Rhode Island

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting the website at

Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.

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