Jane Vatalaro, 79
Jane F. Vatalaro (Gibbs), 79, of North Easton, formerly of Wareham, died peacefully at home on Aug. 31. She was married for 31 years to the late Ralph J. Vatalaro Jr. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Margaret (Campbell) Gibbs.
Jane was born Feb. 26, 1937 in Brighton. Jane attended Our Lady of the Presentation School and she graduated from the Sheppard Gill School of Nursing. She was a nurse at Tobey Hospital for 28 years prior to her retirement. She also worked per-diem in the summer at Sippican Health Center in Marion. Jane was a member of the Little Harbor Women’s golf club and also a member of the Bonita Fairway women’s league association. She enjoyed golf, crafts, sewing and socializing with her friends. She was a communicant of St. Patrick’s church in Wareham.
She is survived by her children: Theresa Vatalaro LaFleur and her husband Robert of Greene, Rhode Island and Ralph J. Vatalaro III and his wife Susan of North Easton. She was the grandmother of Ashley and Brandon LaFleur and their sister Nicole Miles, Katie Aylward, Lauren Vatalaro and Kristen Vatalaro, all of whom she loved dearly. She is also survived by one sister, Margaret Robertson of Rye, New Hampshire and many loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was the sister of the late Thomas, Joseph, Edward and James Gibbs. She was predeceased by her dear friend Walter Wright.
Visiting hours will be held on Monday Sept. 5, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Wareham Village Funeral Home 5 Center St. Wareham. Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend. Her funeral will be held on Sept. 6, at 9:15 a.m. from the Wareham Village Funeral Home followed by her funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in Saint Patrick’s Church 82 High St. Wareham. Interment will follow in Saint Patrick’s Cemetery Tihonet Road Wareham.
In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to Steward Home Care and Hospice 275 Martine St. Suite 109 Fall River MA 02723. To leave a message of condolence for the family, visit www.warehamvillagefuneralhome.com.