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Jane Dewey Langill, 84

Jane Dewey Langill of Rockford, Illinois, died Oct. 15, 2020. She was born Dec. 13, 1935, in Concord, New Hampshire, the daughter of Claude and Helen (Matthews) Dewey.

She graduated from Concord High School in 1953, married Stephen H. Langill in 1958, and one month later graduated from the Concord Hospital School of Nursing.

Jane and Steve moved to Vermont when he began working for the state highway department.  Jane worked for 10 years at the Rutland Hospital.  On weekends and holiday weeks, she worked as the first ski nurse at the Killington ski area. In 1972, when their youngest child, Neal, entered first grade, she worked nights at Pleasant Manor Nursing Home.  In 1980, she worked again at the Rutland Regional Medical Center. She then volunteered there for many years after retiring in 2002.

Jane Langill was a past president of the Sherburne Women’s Club, a member of Calvary Bible Church, and later Ira Baptist Church.  She and Steve enjoyed the Gideons International as active members. She was president of the Gideons Auxiliary of the Green Mountain Camp. She resided at the Fairhaven Christian Retirement Center in Rockford, Illinois, the past few years where she enjoyed her new friends and fellowship

Survivors include her four children, Martha, Heather, Christian and Neal, 10 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

A private family memorial service has been held.  Donations may be sent to Gideons International,  P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214 or sendtheword.org in memory of Jane Langill.

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