Jane M. Eakins (nee Hummerich), 89, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at the Elyria Wesleyan Village, following a long illness. She was born June 18, 1924, in Elyria, and was a lifelong Elyria area resident.
Jane was a longtime member of the North Eaton Christian Church. She was formerly active with the Cub Scouts, earning the Silver Beaver Award and enjoyed cooking and entertaining with family and friends.
Survivors include her son, Robert (Lynda) Eakins of Elyria; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Linda Zacovic of Elyria; and brothers, David Hummerich of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and Louis Hummerich of Illinois.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Herschel in 1996; sons, James in 1943, Gregory in 1949, and Bradford in 1983; sister, Marilyn Troup; and brothers, Robert and Donald Hummerich.
The family will receive friends Thursday, March 13, 2014, (today) 5 until 7 P.M., at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria. Services will be Friday, March 14, 2014, at 1 P.M., in the funeral home. The Reverend Chuck Butcher, Pastor of North Eaton Christian Church, will officiate. Burial will be at Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon. Memorial contributions can be made to New Life Hospice, 3700 Kolbe Rd., Lorain, OH 44053.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com