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Watkins Glen, NY

Mary Jane Nitche, 86, of Watkins Glen, NY passed away peacefully on Monday, August 18, 2014 at Seneca View Skilled Nursing Home in Montour Falls.

Family and friends may call on Friday, August 22, 2014 from 9:00-10:30am at the Link at St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 905 N Decatur St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:30. Burial will take place at St. Mary's Cemetery.

Mary Jane was born on April 2, 1928 in Montour Falls, NY to the late Samuel & Catherine (Martin) Baldwin. She was a housewife, waitress/hostess for many years and a substitute clerk for the Town of Reading. Mary Jane chaired the Christmas Bazaar and was a member of the St. Mary's Guild. She enjoyed crocheting afghans for family, friends and charity. She also enjoyed baking and provided baked goods for local restaurants.

She is survived by her sons James (Maria) Nitche of Victor and Benedict Nitche of Horseheads; grandchildren Christina, Lea and Anthony Nitche of Victor; brother Sam (Barbara) Baldwin; special cousin Mary King; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mary Jane was predeceased by her husband of 53 years Benedict J. Nitche.

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