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September 4, 2013

Evelyn Ruth Jordan

NIAGARA FALLS —

Evelyn Ruth Jordan, longtime resident of Niagara Falls, passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg. She was 98. She was born in LaPorte, IN on July 5, 1915, a daughter of the late George and Lydia (Brockman) Bell. She attended schools in Indiana and moved to Niagara Falls in 1962.
Mrs. Jordan worked in the offices in the Lew-Port School District, Forgione Lumber Company on Witmer Road in Niagara Falls and then Akron Road Building Supply in Lockport, where she worked until she retired at the age of 85. She loved her job, her walks around Goat Island, and enjoyed doing crossword puzzles.
She is survived by her daughter, Ruth (Larry) Day of Lewiston; daughter-in-law, Robin (late Tim) Jordan; three stepchildren, Marion Goodin of Florida, and Patricia (Allan) Bracken and Anna (Dave) Laughlin of Michigan City, IN. Mrs. Jordan is also survived by five grandchildren, Daniel, Robert (Tracy), Christopher (Maryann) Day, and Dana (Michael) Calvello and Erroll Keller; many great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Jordan was predeceased by her loving husband, Pastor Clement P. Jordan (1984); her son, Tim R. (Robin) Jordan (2011), Finna Lee Meisner, and Sonny, David and Jon Jordan. She was also predeceased by her twin sister, Esther Grom; and siblings, Cora Korner, Laura McCarty, and Walter, Arthur, Charlie and Norman Bell.
Friends may call at the LANE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8622 Buffalo Avenue on Friday from 5-8 PM where funeral services will be held on Saturday at 10 AM with Pastor Bette Bond of the United Baptist Christian Church in Lewiston officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Niagara Falls.
Visit www.LaneFuneralHome.com.

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