Jane R. Shanley, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, passed
away on March 20, 2016 at the age of 99. Jane was born in Ireland
on July 7, 1916 to the late Thomas and Mary Ann (Rankin) Rooney.
Jane and her beloved husband Thomas Shanley were married on March 26, 1951
and shared many cherished memories. Sadly she was predeceased by
her loving husband Thomas in 1981. Jane is also predeceased by
two sisters, Buddy and Rita, and by two brothers, Thomas and Bernard.
Her memory will be cherished by many adoring nieces, nephews, grandnieces,
grandnephews and great-grandnieces.
Jean, as she was affectionately known to her family, had a flair for dancing,
ranging in style from ballroom to tap. For years she was a volunteer in the
New Rochelle Meals on Wheels program. She will be greatly missed by her
family and friends.
Visiting will be Wednesday, March 30, 2016 from 3-7pm at Lloyd Maxcy &
Sons Beauchamp Chapel Inc. 16 Shea Place, New Rochelle, NY. A funeral
mass is scheduled for Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 9:30am at Blessed Sacrament
Church. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Queens.