West Springfield- Jane Elaine Jerzyk (Weatherwax), 78, passed away peacefully surrounded by her
loving family on Friday, November 26, 2021 at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA. Jane was born in Springfield, MA on July 10, 1943, the daughter of the late Clarence and Beatrice (Hall) Weatherwax. Jane dedicated her life to caring for those she loved, especially her family, and was an exceptional homemaker.
Jane is survived by her four loving children; Michael Valliere and his wife Darlene of Montague, MA; Susan Solek of Feeding Hills, MA; Joseph Valliere and his partner Roy of Newnan, GA and Lori Liska of Port Chester, NY. Jane was predeceased by her eldest daughter, Diane Valliere, and joins her in heaven. She leaves behind 10 grandchildren; Daniel Valliere, Michael, Tabitha and Randy Valliere, Briana, Andrew and Gabrielle Solek, Alyssa Korten, and Michael and Kaitlyn Liska, as well as six great-grandchildren.
Jane's strength and resilience that she embodied throughout her life was truly depicted up until the very end. She will be deeply loved and missed by all those who knew her. At this time no memorial service is immediately planned. The family will notify loved ones in the future when a service is scheduled. In lieu of flowers donations in Jane's name may be made to The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
The family would like to extend a very special thank you to the Nurses at Baystate Medical Center, as well as Dr. Katie Nason and the entire Thoracic surgery team who all provided exceptional and compassionate care.
Avalon Life Celebration Center & Cremation Services, LLC 691 College Hwy, Southwick, MA 01077 is assisting the family with arrangements.
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