April 22, 2010
April 22, 2010
Name: Mary Jane White
Date of Death: Thursday, April 22, 2010
Residence: Rome, NY
Obituary:Mary Jane White, 92, of Rome, passed away Thursday, April 22, 2010 at her residence. She was born June 3, 1917 in Watertown, NY, the daughter of Charles and Ruth Herrman Gray. She was a graduate of The Academy of the Holy Names, Cortland Teacher's College and Albany State University. In 1941, she married Paul Wakefield. He died in 1968.
Mary Jane was a teacher in the Rome City School District for several years. She was a former member of the Rome Linden TWIGS and an avid bridge player.
Mary Jane's family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to her wonderful caregivers for the kindness and compassion shown to her.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and Jack Miller, of Greer, SC; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Steven and Diane Wakefield, of Marietta, NY, and Charles Wakefield, of Rome; eight grandchildren, Jill Sanborn, Christopher Sanborn, Zachary Wakefield, Benjamin Wakefield, Paul Wakefield, Brandon Wakefield, Rachael Wakefield, and Patricia Wakefield; and two great-grandchildren, Christopher Sanborn and Jarrod Wakefield. She was predeceased by a brother, Clifford Gray.
Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family at the Groton Cemetery in Groton, NY. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome.
Services: Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family at the Groton Cemetery in Groton, NY. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome.
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