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jane e. brush

Posted on Jan. 1, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

Nov. 29. 1919 - Dec. 23, 2012

ELKHART — Jane Edwards Brush, 93, died early Sunday morning, Dec. 23, 2012, at Greenleaf Living Center.

She was born Nov. 29, 1919, in Toronto, Ontario, to Michael E.F. and Gertrude (Edwards) Kelley.

She married Howard J. “Bud” Brush, June 24, 1950. He preceded her in death.

She is survived by a daughter, Sara Jean Brush of Petersburg, Ohio; three grandchildren, Mark Patrick Brush, Alana J. Duncan and Sarah Stilley, all of Elkhart; six great-grandchildren; and a brother, T. D’Arcy Kelley of Ravenna, Ontario.

She was preceded in death by a son, Jeff Brush on May 8, 2012, and a brother, Brian Kelley.

She received her nursing diploma in 1945 from Toronto General Hospital where she worked until 1950.

She moved to Warren, Ohio, in 1951 and worked at Trumble Memorial Hospital and then for Visiting Nurses Association for 19 years before retiring in 1994.

She was a member of the Christ Episcopal Church, Warren, and was involved with their prayer chain. She was a member of Hestia Circle of CCL and volunteered for Mobile Meals.

She enjoyed playing bridge and sewing.

A memorial service is at 2 p.m. Jan. 3, 2013, at Christ Episcopal Church, Warren.

Placement of cremains will follow in the church’s columbarium.

Yoder-Culp Funeral Home is assisting with local arrangements.