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Jane E. LaMore

Jan 24, 2017

Jane E. LaMore, 92, of Mt. Pleasant, died on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at her residence.

A funeral service for LaMore will be held at 11 a.m., on Thursday, Jan. 26, at the First United Methodist Church, located at 309 North Main, in Mt. Pleasant. Rev. Deborah J. Stowers will officiate. Burial will be in the Southview Cemetery, in North Adams, Mass. Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m., on Wednesday, at the Kimzey Funeral Home, located at 213 N. Main St., in Mt. Pleasant. The family will be present to receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., on Wednesday evening.

Memorials may be directed to the First United Methodist Church or HCI Care Services. Online condolences may be directed to

LaMore was born on June 4, 1924, in Pittsfield, Mass., the daughter of William E. and Meta Irene (Putnam) Blackburn. She attended Lanesboro Grade School and graduated from Pittsfield High School in 1942. She then graduated from Berkshire Business College in 1944. On June 27, 1953, in Adams, Mass., she married the Rev. Dr. George Edward LaMore, Jr. He preceded her in death.

After graduating from Berkshire Business College and prior to her marriage, she worked for a hardware store. She then took a position with Miss Hall’s School. She was also a homemaker.

She enjoyed traveling, knitting, cooking, camping outings, attending her husband’s classes at Iowa Wesleyan University, and spending time with her friends and family.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church, in Mt. Pleasant.

LaMore is survived by her two sons, Christian John LaMore, of Mt. Pleasant, and Wesley Paul (April) LaMore, of Pittsfield, Mass.; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a sister, Justine B. Luellen; and a brother, William E. Blackburn, Jr.

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