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John Anthony Lane

Obituary for John Anthony Lane

April 21, 1927 - March 29, 2018
Elkton, Maryland | Age 90


John Anthony Lane, age 90, of Elkton, MD, passed away peacefully at Union Hospital on March 29, 2018. Born in Cordova, WV on April 21, 1927, he was the son of the late John Anthony and Hannah Caroline (Lewis) Lane.

John worked for nearly 20 years at Perry Point VA Hospital before his retirement. In his younger years, he owned and operated his family farm. A dedicated family man, John will be remembered as a hardworking man and a loving husband and father.

John is survived by his four sons: Bobby Lane of Rising Sun, MD, Jerry Lane and his wife, Kay, of Ronceverte, WV, John Lane, Jr. of Panama, FL, and Ralph Lane of North East, MD; four daughters: Margaret Hensley and her husband, Jerry, of Bel Air, MD, Margie Hash and her husband, Danny, of Edgewood, MD, Peggy Lane of Elkton, MD, and Virginia Tennis and her husband, Richard, of Conowingo, MD; brother, William Alder of North Carolina; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, John is preceded in death by his loving wife of 63 years, Ruth McMillian Lane, and 11 siblings.

A visitation will be held from 6-8pm on Sunday, April 1, 2018 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 111 S. Queen Street, Rising Sun, MD 21911. A celebration of John's life will be held at 11am on Monday, April 2, 2018 at the funeral home, where friends and family may visit beginning at 10am. Pastor Roger Alder will officiate. Burial will follow at Darlington Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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Rising Sun, MD 21911
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