In Memoriam


Some sad but not expected news about our sister, Jane Lumb. Following is the obituary published in the Auburn newspaper.


Jane B. Lumb, 90, of Fleming, passed away on September 28, 2017 at the Matthew House. She was the daughter of the late Charles A. and Elizabeth Peterson Bachman. Jane was a social worker for the Girl Scouts, and a professor at Oswego State University teaching sociology. In her free time she would volunteer at many different organizations giving to the causes she believed in. She served on the CT of C-S Presbyterian Women for many years.

She is survived by nieces and nephews and grandchildren, Daniel, Kristen, Jessica, and Rebecca Lumb

In addition to her parents, Jane was predeceased by her husband Frank J. Lumb.

A memorial service will held at 3PM on Saturday November 11, 2017 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William Street, Auburn with Reverend Patrick Heery.

Contributions may be made to the Matthew House, 43 Metcalf Drive, Auburn, NY 13021 or to

Health Tapestry, 490 Dills Road, Union Springs, NY 13160 in memory of Jane B. Lumb. Health Tapestry as you remember is a mission supported by PW of C-S, Deb Herst-Hill is the director.


NOTE: Susan and Rita plan to attend the memorial service and are hoping others from PW will join us in this celebration of her life. She will be missed by all.