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It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Jane Beryl (nee
Drake) Ely of Lorain on Thursday, June 30, 2022 at Mercy Regional Medical
Center, Lorain after a lengthy illness.

Jane was born November 7, 1946 in Dover, Ohio before moving to Avon Lake
where she raised her three children.  She was a Lorain High School graduate.

Ms. Ely was a Child Enforcement officer with Lorain County Jobs and Family
Services and retired after 20 years of public service.  Her friends and
family were important to her.  She loved the outdoors and when she was not
gardening in her backyard, she was spending time with her best friend Grace
at Kelley's Island.  She was an avid photographer and took many nature
pictures and loved capturing life's moments.  She also enjoyed antiquing in
Amish Country with family.

She is survived by daughters Kimberly (Scott) Peepers, Michelle Ely, son Dr.
James (Traci) Ely, grandchildren; Emily, Megan, Anna, Madisen and Andrew,
siblings; Robert (Diane) Nacci, Gloria Kaufman, Joyce (John) Vaughn, Dan
(Jackie) Drake, Pegi (Doug) Hughes.  She is also survived by many nieces and

Jane was preceded in death by her parents Ellis Lemoyne and Beatrice Bernice
(nee Nacci) Drake, along with her sister Jean Herron and sister-in-law Mary
Jane Miller.

Jane was cremated and a future ceremony of Life Celebration is planned for
friends and family.

Andras Crematory & Funeral Home, Lorain, entrusted with arrangements.

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