In Loving Memory of Jayne Brown Simon
Jayne Brown SimonScranton, PA August 11, 1925 ~ June 6, 2015 Date of Service: June 8, 2015
Jayne Brown Simon, 89, of Scranton, passed away Saturday in the Jewish Home of natural causes. Jayne was predeceased by her loving husband, Mortimer.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Nathan and Frances Brown.Jayne graduated from Meyers High School and was a graduate of Mount Sinai Hospital School of Nursing in New York City. After several years of nursing, she became home service director of United Cerebral Palsy of Northeastern Pennsylvania. She later continued her nursing profession as a nurse in the Lackawanna County Detention System.
Jayne was a lifetime member of Temple Israel and the Jewish Community Center, where she worked on several committees throughout the years. She enjoyed golf her entire life and was a member of Fox Hill and Glen Oak country clubs. She enjoyed dining out and movies with her "First Wives Club," along with vacations to Boca Raton, Florida, and Atlanta, Georgia, to visit with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by two children, Dr. Robert Simon (Deborah) of Boca Raton, Florida; and Amy Simon Schwartz (Dr. Robert Schwartz) of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; five grandchildren, Kevin Haviv and wife, Mauri; Eric Haviv and wife, Marta; Max Haviv, all of Atlanta, Georgia; and Scott Simon and Brendan Simon of Boca Raton, Florida; and two great-grandchildren, Ezra and Liam Haviv. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
The funeral will be Monday at 4 p.m. in the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with services by Rabbi Michoel Lipschutz, of Atlanta, Georgia. Interment in Temple Israel Cemetery, Dunmore.
The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to the time of service.
Friends will be received during shiva this evening from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Jessup Room at the Hilton Scranton and Conference Center, Adams and Lackawanna Avenues, Scranton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity.