Jane W. Sherman
Jane W. Sherman, 93, a resident of Fort Myers and Cape Coral, FL since 2011, formerly of New York City, NY, passed away, Friday, September 11, 2020 in Cape Coral. FL.
Jane was born September 19, 1926 in Brooklyn, NY to John Williams, Senior and Catherine Williams. She grew up at The Balsams in Dixville Notch, NH where her father was employed as an engineer. During WWII she began training in the US Cadet Nurse Corps and afterward pursued business training as an accountant. She married her husband David Sherman on December 7, 1967 and they had a wonderful long marriage together living in Manhattan for over 30 years until his passing in 2000. Jane worked in the accounting profession for many years in Manhattan until her semi-retirement and continued working part-time well into her eighties. She continued to live and work in New York until moving to Fort Myers, FL. In 2011.
After retiring, she traveled extensively throughout the world. Jane was an ardent reader, especially on archeological subjects, an adventurous traveler, skilled bridge player, gourmet cook, and dog lover (and rescuer).
Jane was one of the parishioners at The Church of St. Francis Xavier who founded what is now Xavier Mission, a non-profit outreach organization, in the early 1980’s. She started the clothing distribution program and spent decades volunteering with the soup kitchen as well. She was loved by guests and volunteers alike.
Jane is preceded in death by her father, John, her mother Catherine, her beloved brother John, and her loving husband David Sherman. She was a cherished and very loving aunt and is survived by her brother John’s children, Elizabeth, David and Matt; great niece and nephews, Dalia, Mark, and Jacob, and her husband David’s family; her niece, Roslyn and husband Robert, great nephew and nieces, Jonathan, Jennifer, Brett, David, and Great Great nephew Max.
Memorial Services will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, September 26, 2020 at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, 1922 SW 20th Ave., Cape Coral, FL 33991.
Memorial Contributions in memory of Jane W. Sherman are suggested to the Distinguished Dobermanns Rescue Inc., PO BOX 583, Moon Township, PA 15108.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.