ORANS—Jane, has thrown her last shoe. She passed away on February 14. Jane was born on NYC’s upper west side, September 13, 1935. She graduated from Sarah Lawrence College and received her master's degree from Harvard University specializing in early childhood education. Before she married, Jane taught preschool at Bank Street School for Children. She went on to serve as a trustee of the Board of Education in Mamaroneck for eleven years. As a young widow, she took a risk and purchased Quisisana Resort in Center Lovell, Maine which combined her passion for summer camp and musical theatre. She operated Quisisana for more than 35 years. Her other passions included Planned Parenthood, Compassion in Choices and the Larchmont Mamaroneck Community Counseling Center. She was preceded in death by her husband Jerome T. Orans, her sister Mary, and her eldest son, Jake. Survivors include her children, Mary & Sam and his wife Nathalie, her grandchildren, Sarah, Hannah, Jerry, Annie, and Jeremiah, nieces Carla and Susan, and chosen family, Barbara and Marshall. Her legacy is one of great generosity and strength. Her salty wit will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Donations can be made to Larchmont Mamaroneck Community Counseling Center www.communitycounselingcenter.org Services will be held at Larchmont Temple, Larchmont NY. Funeral service Sunday February 16, 2020 11:30 AM at Larchmont Temple 75 Larchmont Ave. Larchmont, NY 10538.
Internment at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Hastings on Hudson, NY.