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 Jane Holmes <I>Blackwell</I> Ahrens

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Jane Holmes Blackwell Ahrens

  • Birth 14 Jul 1913 Riverton, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 2 Jul 1988 Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Hightstown, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 116102747

Jane was the daughter of Edward H. Blackwell and Elizabeth B. Holmes. She married John H. Ahrens on 14 Dec. 1946 in New York, NY.

The following obituary was contributed by a member Debora Rosenbaum (thanks!):

Jane Blackwell Ahrens, 74, former director of welfare for Princeton Borough, died July 2 in Princeton Medical Center. A former Princeton resident, she had moved to Rossmoor nine years ago.

Born in Riverton, Mrs. Ahrens retired in 1978 as director of welfare for the Borough after 20 years of service. She was a member of the Nassau Presbyterian Church and the Hightstown Historical Society.

Wife of the late Col. John H. Ahrens, who died in 1976, she is survived by a son, John E. Ahrens of Milford, Conn.; a sister, Betty Patterson of Sudbury, Mass., and a granddaughter.

The service was held at Nassau Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Steven Williams officiating. Burial was in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

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  • Created by: Joseph R. Klett
  • Added: 26 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 116102747
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jane Holmes Blackwell Ahrens (14 Jul 1913–2 Jul 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 116102747, citing Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hightstown, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Joseph R. Klett (contributor 47554493) .