In memory of
Jane K. Stewart Palmyra Jane Kline Stewart went to be with her heavenly family and Lord on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Columbia Cottage, Palmyra. Jane was born on July 13, 1921 in Lemoyne, to Norman E. and Mary O. Updegraff. She was a graduate of Dauphin High School and William Penn High School, 1941. In her later years she attended Harrisburg Area Community College, Harrisburg. In 1974 she was named Executive Director of Capital City Late Start, Inc., a senior organization to promote programs for senior centers in Dauphin County and established The Rutherford House in Harrisburg. Jane was a Senior Girl Scout Leader in Linglestown for many years, a charter member of the Linglestown Women's Club, member of the Linglestown Garden Club, The Women's Auxiliary of the Linglestown Fire Company, and a member of the Robert F. Hoke American Legion Post 272. She was also a member of the Mechanicsburg American Legion and the Middletown Women of the Moose. Jane was a member of the Gravel Hill United Methodist Church in Palmyra. She was pre-deceased by her husband, G. Harvey Stewart in 1990; her son, Joel E. Facer in 2003; great-grandson Brandon Rodney in 2005. Her sisters, Ruth, Kathlyn, Annabelle; one brother, Lee. Jane is survived by her daughter, Cindy Jayne Teets, wife of Robert P. Teets, Palmyra; one sister, Virginia Rabena of Frey Village, Middletown; daughter-in-law, Carol Facer of Harrisburg. Grandchildren, Scott Facer, Jonnell Brown, Joelie Dudley, wife of Robert Dudley, and Bobby Jo Rodney, wife of David Rodney. Great-grandchildren, Michael Facer, Christopher Brown, Sami Brown, Alyssa Dudley, Rachel Dudley and Dawson Rodney. Funeral services will be held in Gravel Hill United Methodist Church, 131 Gravel Hill Rd., Palmyra, PA 17078 on Friday, October 21, 2016. Viewing at the church from 10 to 11 a.m., service at 11 a.m. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. Since she loved flowers, they are welcome. Arrangements have been entrusted to Rothermel-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 25 W. Pine St., Palmyra, PA 17078. Condolences and memories may be shared at rothermelfuneralhome.com .
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