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Jane (McDevitt) Eagan

July 13, 2017
Lake Placid News

Jane (McDevitt) Eagan died Wednesday, July 5, 2017.

She was the daughter of Earle and Edythe McDevitt and was born Dec. 1, 1929 in Lake Placid.

Jane graduated from Lake Placid High School in 1947 and then attended the State University of New York at Potsdam. She received her Master's Degree in Education from Fairfield University. She was a teacher in the Stamford, Connecticut public schools for many years and returned to Lake Placid in retirement in 1982. Jane remained busy with Red Hat Club, Lake Placid Garden Club, Story Hour at the Library and music at Uihlein Mercy Center.

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She is survived by three sons: Kevin and Karen Eagan and children Patrick, Timothy, Emily and Kathryn; James and Debbie Eagan and children Kendall, Meredith and Conor; and Mark and Patty Eagan and children Ryan, Rory and Bri.

She was predeceased by her husband Jerry Eagan and a daughter Sandra Jane Eagan.

There will be no calling hours. There will be a Mass of Resurrection at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 15, at St. Agnes Church in Lake Placid.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation, P.O. Box 97104, Washington, D.C. 20090; Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service, River Street Ext., Lake Placid, NY; or High Peaks Hospice, 19 Church St., Saranac Lake, NY.

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