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Jane von Bauer Rathburn

June 17, 1928 - May 5, 2022

Visitation: Monday, May 9th 10:45- 11:45 a.m. Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton

Funeral Service: Monday, May 9th 12:00 p.m. Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton

Burial: Following service in Evergreen Cemetery, Hopkinton

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Jane von Bauer Rathburn, 93, of Hopkinton, passed away at her home on Thursday, May 5, 2022. Born in East Brookfield, MA, she was the daughter of the late Ellen (Ellstrom) and Waldo Simpson. She was the wife of 51 years to the late Harold Rathburn. 

Jane enjoyed doing cryptograms, crosswords, gardening and cooking. She loved traveling with her family and had many enjoyable trips to Ireland, Hawaii, Caribbean cruises and the beaches of Cape Cod. Most of all, Jane enjoyed Sunday dinners around her kitchen table with her family. 

Jane is survived by her three daughters, Sally Rathburn of Hopkinton, Sherry Kuring and her husband, Steven of Ballston Spa, New York, and Jane Rathburn Goodman and her husband, David of Hopkinton. She also leaves behind two brothers, John and Waldo Simpson both of North Grafton; and 5 grandchildren, Shelby and Eric Kuring, and Charlotte, Cooper and Carter Goodman. She is predeceased by her sisters, Cloris Simpson, Lola Connaugthton and Jessie Larter. 

Visitation will be held on Monday, May 9th from 10:45-11:45 a.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe St. A service will follow visitation at 12:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Hopkinton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to VNA Care Hospice, 254 2nd Ave. #200 Needham, MA 02494