Jane E. Leaver, 49, of Medina, passed away Tuesday, September 2, 2014. Jane was born August 10, 1965 in Portsmouth, to Charles and Donna (Shepherd) Downey who now reside in Rutherfordton, North Carolina.
Jane is survived by her beloved husband, Jim, to whom she was married 24 years; loving children, Jamie (Shannon) Sawyer of Nashville, Tennessee, and Jordyn Leaver of Medina; stepdaughter, Lauren Leaver of Marietta; step granddaughter, Peyton Leaver; brothers, Charles (Stephanie) Downey of Forest City, North Carolina and Darrin Downey of Rutherfordton, North Carolina; mother-in-law, Beverly (Kenneth) Barker of Akron; brother-in-law, Robert Leaver; nieces, Haley, Sierra and Cheyenne Downey and Caridad Leaver and nephews, Carson Downey and Marco Leaver.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, September 8, 10 A.M., at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 606 E. Washington St., Medina. Burial will follow at Spring Grove Cemetery. Family will receive friends Sunday, September 7, 2014, from 1 until 4 and 6 until 8 P.M., at the Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Lazarex Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 741, Danville CA 94526.
Online condolences may be left at waitefuneralhome.com
A full obituary will appear in Friday’s Gazette.