Born in Port Jervis, NY she resided on Long Island NY and North Plainfield , NJ before moving to Ocean Township in 1977. She was a Medical Technologist and was the Blood Bank Supervisor for St Francis Hospital, in Roslyn , NY . Later on, she also worked as a billing and collection specialist for Dr. Grossman’s office in Tinton Falls and for Omni Health Care before retiring in 1996. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church (Tower Hill), Red Bank. She was past co-president of the Tower Hill Choir, a Deacon, member of the Elizabeth Circle , and active on the Grief Care Ministry Team. She volunteered her time for the SPCA, St James Convent, and for the Boy Scouts of America as a merit badge counselor. Her sense of humor, smile and giving of herself to others were her greatest gifts.
She is predeceased by her parents, Harry & Harriet Caulkins, Port Jervis, NY, her husband Raymond, and her son, Tom. She leaves behind a daughter and son in law, Cyndie and Scott Van Bavel, Wanamassa, two grandchildren, Jen and Chris, and her precious dog, Pachelbel.
In lieu of flowers, a designated memorial fund has been set up to receive donations for Forestburg Scout Reservation in her memory. Funds may be mailed to Monmouth Council, BSA, 705 Ginesi Drive , Morganville , NJ 07751 . Any checks sent here should have a notation “In memory of Jane Corbin.”
The Memorial Service in celebration of her life will be at First Presbyterian Church, 255 Harding Rd. , Red Bank on Saturday April 4, 2009 at 1:30 pm. Scattering of ashes will be private. There will be no viewing or visiting hours. Thompson Memorial Home, Red Bank is in charge of arrangements.