Jane passed away peacefully, April 2, 2023, at her home after a brief period of failing health.
Jane as born in Laconia, New Hampshire on October 16, 1928, to Alvah and Gladys Bernard.
A lifelong resident of Ogunquit, Jane graduated from the Ogunquit Village School and Wells High School. In 1946 she married her high School Sweetheart “Dude”, and spent the next 66 years together.
Jane and Dude spent many summer days Bass fishing on Rock Haven Lake. They also enjoyed driving up and down the Maine Coast, while antiquing and thrift shopping. Jane worked so many interesting jobs her whole life; her first at her parent’s bakery, Bernard's Bakery, the town office, the Post Office and Hutchins Garage after which she retired.
She was predeceased by her husband Fred (Dude) and her grandson Ben Mayo. Surviving are her daughter, Linda Downs and her husband Allen, her son Fred Mayo and his wife Gail, 4 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, and 4 great great grandchildren.
There is no service planned. Arrangements are entrusted to the Johnson Funeral Home, North Berwick, ME. Condolences may be expressed at www.JohnsonFuneralHomeME.com
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