Jane Lee Saunders, 88, passed away on January 30th, 2017. Born in Portsmouth, Virginia to the late James B and Isabella Hook Daugherty. She was predeceased in death by her beloved and cherished husband; James B Saunders; brother James B Daugherty; brother in- law Lloyd Saunders and wife Hazel; sister in-law Jeanne S Wright and husband Robert.
Jane was a loyal and devoted wife, a wonderful and loving mother, a very loving grandmother and a genuinely kind and caring woman. Jane was a beautiful singer and sang on the local radio station with the Joe Brown Gang. She worked for an oral surgeons office for over 15 years while raising 3 children. She was a past member of the Va Beach Garden Club. She and her husband were avid boaters and loved to travel on their boat “JJ”, along the east coast. Jane was a member of Va Beach Power Squadron, Va Beach Yacht Club and Cavalier Yacht Club.
A special note of gratitude is extended to the care givers at The Memory Center and her Interim Hospice team , Diana Clukey, all who were so kind and caring to Jane and her family over the past years.
Left to cherish her memory are her daughters Victoria Lee Saunders; Dianne Henry and her husband Chris; son James Michael Saunders and wife Shaine; six grandchildren: Jennifer Rivera (Eric); Laura Ilvento (David); Tiffany Payne (Jeff); Gage Saunders; Stefanie Saunders; Eric Henry (Jackie); Steven Saunders; 6 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild; sister in law Janie Daugherty and numerous nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Jane’s life will be held February 14, 2017 at 10:00 am at Saint Aidan’s Episcopal Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the American Alzheimer’s Association . Cremation Society of Virginia is handling the arrangements.