Nov. 28, 1925-Dec. 29, 2015

MOUNT VERNON — A funeral service for F. Jane McVay, 90, of Mount Vernon, will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016, at Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica. Burial will follow in Patterson Cemetery, Utica.

Friends may call 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday at the funeral home.

Mrs. McVay passed away Dec. 29, 2015, at Knox Community Hospital, Mount Vernon. She was born Nov. 28, 1925, in Puckerville, Ohio, to the late Howard and Lela (Smith) Raines.

Jane had been an active member of Morgan Grange. She had enjoyed a lifetime of farming with her husband. They both loved to travel all over the United States.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Kristi McVay of Mount Vernon; daughters and sons-in-law, Anna Mae and Steve Chadwick of Mount Vernon, Sue Anne and John Bateman of Gambier; granddaughter, Emma Jane McVay; step-grandchildren, James Bateman, Ericka Warns, Kelly Chillis, Alyssa Cotsamire; brother and sister-in-law, Kelly and Ruth Raines of Homer; several step-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Herbert “Hub” McVay who passed away Dec. 12, 2011; brothers, Keith and Ed Raines; and sisters, Grace Sesser, Goldie McDaniel and Gertrude Raines.

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Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica, is assisting the family with arrangements.


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