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Jane E. Haskell

Obituary for Jane E. Haskell

June 1, 1948 - August 14, 2017
Rockport, Massachusetts | Age 69


Mrs. Jane E. Haskell, 69 of Rockport passed away on Monday August 14, 2017 at home following a lengthy illness. She was the wife of James E. Haskell with whom she shared 37 years of marriage.

Janey was born June 1, 1948 in Gloucester and was raised by her grandparents Charles and Clara "Taire" Ramsey. She Graduated from Gloucester High and was a resident of Gloucester for most of her life before moving to Rockport.

She worked as a Waitress at multiple restaurants on Cape Ann, including the Blacksmith shop and more recently the Hearthside, for many years until having to retire due to health complications.

She loved working in her gardens during the spring, summer and fall months as well as taking care of all the wild birds in the back yard year round. She was an outstanding cook and baker and we ate very well. She also enjoyed visiting with her close friend "Niecey" Nancy J. Loudon at Grand View Farm out in Townsend MA where she overcame her fear of horses thanks to the Dutchess Annie.

In addition to her loving husband Jimbo, Jane is also survived by her son "Jamie" James R. Haskell and his fiancé Joanne Passias of Taunton, her brothers in law Peter Haskell and his wife Claudia of Rockport and John Haskell and his wife Gus of CT, her sister in law Karen Hampson and her husband Mike of Port St. Lucy, FL. Her uncle Phil Ramsey and his wife Marilyn of SC, her cousins Marilyn Ramsey-Burkhart of SC, Phil Roland and his wife Susan of SC, Eloweise Hitchcock of TN and Pamela Nelson-Ramsey of NH as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her beloved brother Mel Arvilla.

There will be a Celebration of Janey's life on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 47 Mt. Pleasant Street, Rockport from 1:00-4:00 PM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation 12151 Avenue of Chiefs, Crazy Horse, SD, 57730-8900.

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