WHEATLAND, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Irene Jane Taylor formerly of Wheatland, passed away early Saturday morning September 3, 2022 at Hermitage Nursing and Rehabilitation following a period of declining health.

She was born in Altoona, Pennsylvania on September 22, 1938.

Irene, always was known as and went by her middle name Jane, was the daughter of Kenneth and Jessie (Heck) Miller.

She was raised in Sharon and graduated from Sharon High School in 1957. 

Jane loved to play cards, tell jokes, enjoyed butterflies and loved pink flamingos. She was well known to have made THE BEST macaroni salad and had a wonderful laugh. 

She worked in several establishments as a bartender over the years and made friends wherever she went.  Jane was a resident of Wheatland for many years and while there was the first full time female member of the Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department.  

She is survived by her children and grandchildren: daughter, Merilee; son, Dean (Kyle, Seth, Jacob and Shelby) and daughter, Courtney and her husband, Jeff (Jaxson and Josey). 

Preceded in death by her parents; younger brothers, Kenneth (Patty) and William and by her son-in-law, Michael.

Private arrangements are being handled by the Sample-O’Donnell Funeral Home, 555 East State Street, Sharon, Pennsylvania.

Memorial contributions in Jane’s honor may be made to St. Jude Memorial Giving, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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