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Jane A (Van Fossen) Smith

June 6, 1929 — May 26, 2022

Jane A. Smith, died on the 26th of May 2022.  She was born on June 6, 1929 to Myers J.R. and Golda H. (Wagoner) Van Fossen in Pennsville, OH.  Jane and the late James H. Smith were married in 1960.  They had five children: Vanessa K. (Steven) Poling, Andrew P. Smith, Kirby M. Smith, James C. Smith, and Marabeth A. Smith.

Jane enjoyed the local flora and fauna, her ten grandchildren, traveling and small batch bourbon. Caring Cremation™ has taken place through the Frank E. Smith Funeral Home in Lancaster; private interment between the slides and under the Whiskey Tree.

The family wishes to thank the good people at the Ridge at Lancaster and Hospice of Central Ohio. Donations can be made in Jane's name to Central Ohio Hospice 2269 Cherry Valley Rd. SE Newark, OH 43055. Online condolences can be made at

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