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Jane Lingo Black
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Birth: Mar. 12, 1912
Death: Sep. 29, 2008


Jane Lingo Black

Of Milton, DE, passed away Monday, September 29, 2008, in her home.

Jane was born in Rehoboth, DE, daughter of the late John A. and Eva (Hazzard) Lingo. Her father, John, founded several prominent Rehoboth landmark businesses: including Atlantic Hotel, Lingo's Market and the Ice House. Mrs. Black graduated from High Point University with a degree in Home Economics. She taught in the Milton School District for many years and following her retirement, continued her love for teaching, as a substitute teacher at HOB Elementary. Even today, many of her former students continued to keep in touch with her, because of how she had touched and impacted their lives. Jane was a member of St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church in Milton, Rehoboth Historical Society and Milton Historical Society. She enjoyed attending theatre productions, playing Bridge and traveling - especially to St. Maarten in the Caribbean. Mrs. Black was active in the community and was a benefactor to several local community organizations and businesses.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Black was preceded in death by her husband, Martin L. Black, in 1989 and a son, Joseph L. "JL" Black, in 1994. She is survived by a son, Oliver Thayer, of Milton; 2 brothers-in-law, Joe Black and wife Betty, of Milton and Herman Black and wife Emily, of Seaford; 3 sisters-in-law, Eleanor Lingo, of Rehoboth, Margaret C. Dutton Rodney, of Milton and Mary Black Pritchett and husband William, of Lewes.

A funeral service will be held Friday, October 3, at 1 pm, in the chapel of SHORT FUNERAL SERVICES, 416 Federal Street, Milton where friends may call after 11 am. Burial will be in Goshen Cemetery in Milton.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the Milton Historical Society, PO Box 112, Milton, DE 19968.

[published 10/01/2008]

Family links: 
  Martin L. Black (1913 - 1989)*
  Joseph L. Black (1947 - 1994)*
*Calculated relationship
Goshen Cemetery
Sussex County
Delaware, USA
Created by: Richard Wright
Record added: Oct 01, 2008
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Jane <i>Lingo</i> Black
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Jane <i>Lingo</i> Black
Added by: Corey & Douglas Marshall-Steele
Jane <i>Lingo</i> Black
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Remembered ~ Cor.
- Corey & Douglas Marshall-Steele
 Added: Oct. 10, 2011

- C.L. Panagopulos
 Added: Oct. 26, 2008
Mrs. Black was a wonderful teacher. She was also a wonderful friend to my parents. I will never forget how she spent many days with my mom when she was sick with cancer. She will be missed greatly.
- Helen Camenisch
 Added: Oct. 2, 2008

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