Jane Mendenhall Davis of West Grove died on July 9, 2023, at her home at Ware Presbyterian Village. She was the wife of Robert L. Davis who preceded her in death in 2005. Born on a farm in Bart Township, PA, she was the daughter of the late, William Mendenhall and the late, Mary McMillan Mendenhall.
Jane worked for 31 years for Chemical Leaman Tank Lines. She also worked for Barry’s shoe store in Kennett Square, PA. Then she worked for Electro Systems of West Grove for 25 years. Throughout that time, she helped with her husband’s floor covering business. Jane was a member of New London Presbyterian Church.
She will be remembered for quilting & sewing, cooking & entertaining, camping and traveling. She and her family did much camping with NCHA (National Campers & Hikers Ass’n).
Jane is survived by her son, Victor Troutman and her daughter-in-law, Donna of West Grove, PA; one sister, Julian “Toots” Beltz of Cochranville, PA; two grandsons, Bruce Troutman (Rachel) and Gary Troutman (Michele); seven great-grandchildren (Rachel Sammartino, Rebecca Sammartino, Matthew Sammartino, Luke Sammartino, Leah Troutman, William Troutman, & Robert Troutman); nineteen nieces and nephews and many great-nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and her parents, she was predeceased by three sisters, Kathryn Rice, Karlene Kurtz, Nelda Hastings Ford and two brothers, Robert Mendenhall and Vernon “Pete” Mendenhall.
You are invited to visit with Jane’s family and friends from 10:00 am to 11:00 am Tuesday, July 18, 2023, at the New London Presbyterian Church, 1986 Newark Road, New London, PA 19352. The service will follow at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at Longwood Cemetery, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348. Contributions in Jane’s memory can be made to New London Presbyterian Church. Please mail checks to the following address, 125 Saginaw Road, Lincoln University, PA 19352 and put “In Memory of Jane Davis” in the memo line. Contributions can also be made to the Avon Grove Lions Club. Mail checks to 600 North Baker Station Road, West Grove, PA 19390 and put “In Memory of Jane Davis” in the memo line.
Arrangements are by Matthew Grieco of Grieco Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. of Kennett Square, PA (484-734-8100). To view her online obituary, please visit www.griecofunerals.com