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Jane Ricketts

April 4, 1939 — February 21, 2024

Dellroy

Jane E. Ricketts, 84, of Dellroy passed away on February 21, 2024 at Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital at Canton surrounded by her loving family. 

Jane was born April 4, 1939 at her family home in Fry’s Valley to the late Theodore and Clara (Clum) Crawshaw.

After graduating from New Philadelphia High School Jane went to Mercy School of Practical Nursing and became an LPN.  She retired as a surgical technician at Aultman Hospital after 29 years of service. 

Jane leaves behind her husband, James whom she married in 2003;  her children, Kenneth (Lela) McNutt of Cadiz, Mark McNutt of Mineral City, Mari (Randy) Haefka of Costa Rica, and Beth Ann (Mike) Schaar of Canton; step-children, David (Michelle) Ricketts of Concord, Karl Ricketts of Deltona, Florida, Judith (Jeff) Dunn of Floissant, Colorado, and Susan (Douglas) Gulachek of Medina; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 19 step-grandchildren; 14 step-great-grandchildren; brother, James Crawshaw; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Jane was preceded in death by her sister, Donna McGinnis.

Jane’s family will greet friends on Saturday, March 2, 2024 from 10:30 to 11:30 AM in Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home and Crematory at New Philadelphia a funeral service honoring Jane’s life will begin at 11:30 AM with Pastor Dan Edwards officiating.  Burial will follow in East Ave. Cemetery in New Philadelphia.  The family will hold a Celebration of Life reception at Mt. Zion Community Church, 2637 Baum St. SE Canton, OH 44707 beginning at 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 2, 2024. 

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Visitation

Saturday, March 2, 2024

10:30 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Linn-Hert Geib Funeral Home & Crematory - New Philadelphia

116 2nd St. NE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663

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Funeral Service

Saturday, March 2, 2024

11:30am - 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

Linn-Hert Geib Funeral Home & Crematory - New Philadelphia

116 2nd St. NE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663

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Burial

Saturday, March 2, 2024

12:30 - 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, March 2, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Mt Zion Community Church

2637 Baum St. SE, Canton, OH 44707

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