Jane E. Power passed away peacefully on January 21, 2017, at Thornapple Manor.


Jane was born August 7, 1943, in Chicago; the daughter of George and Margretta (Kollig) Power. A graduate of Catholic University of America where she made many lifelong friends, Jane went to New York and began her career as a Social Worker. After a few years, Jane decided to continue her studies at Michigan State University where she earned a Master’s Degree in psychiatric social work. As a licensed clinical social worker in California, Jane worked tirelessly for ill and disabled people. Jane, also, suffered from the debilitating effects of Multiple Sclerosis for many years but never lost her sense of humor or desire to help others and continued her work as long as possible.


Jane is survived by a brother, George (Vang) Power, a sister, Albie (James) Brunner and several nieces and nephews. Jane was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Mary Smith.


Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Monday, February 20, 2017, 11:00 AM, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Hastings. Private inurnment will take place at the Edgewater-New Smyrna Cemetery, Edgewater, Florida. For a more lasting memorial, please consider memorial contributions to: Multiple Sclerosis Society or Joseph’s Genetic Journey.


Please visit to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Jane’s family. Jane’s family is being served by the Williams-Gores Funeral Home

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