Jane M. Mulvaney

July 17, 1923 ~ January 23, 2024 (age 100) 100 Years Old

Jane Mulvaney Obituary

Jane M. Mulvaney, age 100, of Escanaba passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba.  She was born July 17, 1923 in Escanaba, MI and was the daughter of Edgar and Anna (Peterson) Anderson.  Jane grew up in Escanaba and graduated from Escanaba High School in 1941.  The former Jane Anderson married William (Bill) Mulvaney on February 7, 1948 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Escanaba and he preceded her in death on October 26, 2010. Jane was employed as a secretary, all of her  working years, and was employed at the Birds Eye Veneer Company, Bay de Noc Community College and U.P Health Care all in Escanaba. She was a devoted member of the Bethany Lutheran Church.

Jane was a very social person who was involved with many clubs and organizations including the PEO Sisterhood, a member of the Escanaba Country Club, Bethany Circles, and altar guild, the Escanoers, various bridge clubs, and square dancers.  She and Bill enjoyed traveling and wintering in Florida.  They loved to dance to the big band era music.  She loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Jane is survived by son Tim (Debbie) Mulvaney of Sheperd, MI; grandchildren, Michael (Nichole) Krueger, Molly Mulvaney, Alex (Katie) Mulvaney, Arin Mulvaney, Ian Mulvaney and Jacob Mulvaney and great grandchildren, Zachary, Logan, Miles, Jenna, Austin, Maddox, Gabriel, and Kaleb and five great, great grandchildren.  She is also survived by friend Don Dekeyer of Gladstone and friends of over 75 years Fay Nyquist and Betty Goulais.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by son, Terry Mulvaney, aunt Anna Carlson, sister Helen Anderson and sister-in-law Marian Mulvaney.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 5, 2024 at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba.  Funeral services celebrating the life of Jane Mulvaney will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, at the Bethany Lutheran Church in Escanaba with Rev. Lily Brondyke officiating.  A luncheon will be served following the funeral services in the Bethany Lutheran Church fellowship hall.  Burial will take place in the Lakeview Cemetery.  

The Mulvaney family would like to especially thank the Bishop Noa Home and staff for the excellent, loving care and compassion given to Jane over the last several years.  The entire staff and particularly the nursing and kitchen staff have been the ultimate professionals in affording the kind and considerate care that could possibly be given.  We cannot thank them enough.

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February 5, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Anderson Funeral Homes
2200 Ludington Street
Escanaba, MI 49829

Funeral Service
February 5, 2024

11:30 AM
Bethany Lutheran Church
202 South 11th Street
Escanaba, MI 49829


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