|Birth: ||Jan. 2, 1924|
|Death: ||Nov. 4, 2009|
Katherine Jane Firestone
Passed away on Nov. 4, 2009, after an extended illness. Jane was born at the home of her parents, Dr. Burrell Russell and Edna Fowles Russell, on Jan. 2, 1924, New Philadelphia, Ohio. She graduated from New Philadelphia High School and entered the School of Nursing at Mercy Hospital in Canton, Ohio, where she later graduated as a Registered Nurse. Jane met her future husband, Lt. Charles Firestone, II, U.S. Army Air Corps, while working at the hospital. He was home on leave from the war in Europe and was visiting his sister, hospitalized at Mercy, and Jane was one of his sister's nurses. They were married at war's end in 1945. Charles, known as Chas, eventually became a partner in the architectural firm of Firestone & Motter, Canton, Ohio. The couple were very active in community organizations, Jane in the Junior League of Canton, Canton Woman's Club, YWCA, and PEO, Chapter CX, Jane was interested in art history, enjoyed oil painting, and was especially fond of china painting. She and Chas thoroughly enjoyed their retirement years in the Pinehurst, North Carolina area.
Jane has been preceded in death by her husband, Chas and brother, Frederick N. Russell.
She is survived by her three daughters their children and nieces and nephews and a step sister and step brother.
Burrell Russell (1889 - 1972)
Edna Fowles Russell (1892 - 1930)
Charles Earl Firestone (1920 - 1989)
Frederick Neilson Russell (1917 - 1998)*
Katherine Jane Russell Firestone (1924 - 2009)
North Lawn Cemetery
Created by: Barbara Richardson Smith
Record added: Mar 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67540873
Please transfer management of Jane to me, as she is the wife of Charles Earl Firestone and thus part of the Firestone line I am interested in showing.|
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