JANE McKIM ROSS
Jane McKim Ross, 83, of Dallas, Pa., and Key West, Fla., died Saturday, July 6, 2013, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.
She had been active in numerous community and civic organizations, among them the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, the Junior League of Wilkes-Barre, the League of Women Voters of the Wilkes-Barre Area, the Luzerne Foundation, and the Family Service Association of Wyoming Valley. She was a member of the Huntsville Golf Club and the Westmoreland Club.
Born Feb. 25, 1930, in Newark, N.J., she graduated from Columbia High School in Maplewood, N.J., in 1948 and Cornell University with honors in economics in 1952.
She is survived by daughter Barbara Ross and son-in-law William Carito of Somerville, Mass.; son Richard Morrow Ross III (Rip) and daughter-in-law Ann Thomson Ross of Dallas, Pa.; four grandchildren, Robert McKim Carito, Katharine Jane Carito, Hume McKim Ross and Julia Morrow Ross; two granddaughters-in-law, Sunny Basham Carito and Alison Balentine Ross; and one great-grandchild, Viola Jane Carito.
A private memorial service will be held at the family's convenience. The Ross family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013, at the Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home Inc., 140 N. Main St., Shavertown, PA 18708. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Family Service Association of Wyoming Valley, 31 W. Market St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701, or the charity of the donor's choice.