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Jane Stewart (Rieck) French

1930 ~ 2021 (age 91)


Jane Stewart French, 91, wife of the late J. Donald French and a resident of Greenbackville, VA, formerly of Rockville, MD, passed away Thursday, October 7, 2021 at her home. Born and raised in Pleasantville, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Allan and Virginia Rieck.

Following high school, Jane attended Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA. She worked as a health aide for Montgomery County Public Schools for many years. Jane loved the Christmas season, and especially looked forward to adding to her collection of ornaments. She adored her family, all of whom will greatly miss her.

Survivors include her children, Helen A. Rudder (Michael) of Assawoman, VA, Allan J. French (Marylou) of Gaithersburg, MD, and Carol L. French-Quattrin (Dale) of Sodus, MI; grandchildren, Lauren (Marshall), M. Andrew (Randy), Cassandra, Caleb, Cianna, Brian, Daniel (Gisela), Scott, and Sarah; granddaughter-in-law, Nell; nephew, Lyle (Mindy); and eight great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a grandson, Aaron and her sister, Virginia “Ginny” Alexander and brother-in-law, Mark.

Funeral services will be conducted from the graveside at the First Baptist Church Cemetery in Pocomoke City, MD on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please consider contributing to the Arcadia High School Drama Club, 8210 Lankford Highway, Oak Hall, VA 23416 or providing classroom supplies to a local public school.

Memory tributes may be shared with the family at www.williamsfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.

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A Celebration of Life will be planned in the future

First Baptist Church Cemetery
204 4th Street
Pocomoke City, MD 21851


Arcadia High School Drama Club
8210 Lankford Highway, Oak Hall VA 23416

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