Jane T. ‘Janie’ Davidson
June 8, 1927 – June 9, 2019
Jane T. “Janie” Davidson, a resident of Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidaysburg, died Sunday at the Manor.
She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Edward and Genevieve Ann (Conrad) Hallinan. On April 19, 1952, she married James E. Davidson at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, and he preceded her in death Aug. 19, 2016.
Surviving are four children: Kathy G. (Greg) Clemens of Altoona, James P. (Darlene) Davidson of Mahaffey, Jane T. (Brian) Reifsteck of Archdale, N.C., and Sally Davidson of Altoona; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by six siblings: John Hallinan, Austin Hallinan, Patrick Hallinan, Joseph Hallinan, Thomas “Tim” Hallinan and Peggy Joyce.
Jane was a 1946 graduate of Altoona Catholic High School and a graduate of the Altoona School of Commerce. She was a homemaker and had previously been employed at Standard Brands and A&P Foods.
She was a member of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona. She was also a member of LCBA, Christian Mothers, Columbian Circle and the Catholic Daughters of America.
Jane enjoyed visiting her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, bowling, playing cards, traveling and participating in church activities at the Cathedral.
Friends will be received from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Jones Funeral Home, Altoona, where a vigil for the deceased will be held during the visitation. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 13, 2019, at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona, Father David Roesch and the Rev. Father James P. Davidson concelebrating. Committal rites will be held at Calvary Cemetery, Altoona.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Garvey Manor Nursing Home, 1037 S. Logan Blvd., Hollidaysburg, PA 16648 or to the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, 1 Cathedral Square, Altoona, PA 16601.