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Jane R. (Watts) Rider

September 2, 1923 — August 31, 2021


Jane R. Rider, 97, of Mifflinburg entered into rest on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Evangelical Community Hospital.

Born on September 2, 1923 in Wilkes-Barre, a daughter of the late Emma (Diltz) Rider and her late stepfather, Thornton Watts. On July 3, 1942, she married Joseph H. Rider, who preceded her in death.

Jane worked as a seamstress and later as a hostess at Country Cupboard Restaurant.

She belonged to Christ Church in Millville

She loved to sew, read, eating chocolate, watching game shows, and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by four daughters, Joyce Bender of Lansford, PA, Janet Rider of Mifflinburg, Nina Eastman of Martinez, GA, Nan Snyder of New Columbia, 6 grandchildren, and numerous great grandchildren.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Jane's memory may be sent to a veterans charity of one's choice.

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Funeral arrangements are by Dominick T. Adamo Funerals · Cremations · Monuments, 16 Walnut Street, Mifflinburg.
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