OBITUARY

Jane P. Kirby

November 8, 1924November 11, 2018
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Jane P. Kirby, 94, of Lynn, Massachusetts and Mattituck, New York, died at her home in Lynn on November 11, 2018. She was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, Charles L. Kirby, and daughters, Patricia Sado and Julia J. Kirby. Jane was born in New York City on November 8, 1924. She graduated from the Academy of the Sacred Heart of Mary in Sag Harbor, New York in 1938. She earned a Bachelor’s degree from Marymount College in Tarrytown, New York, studied further at Boston College, and earned a Master’s in Business Administration from Pace University. She worked for many years as a research chemist for Lederle Laboratories (now a division of Pfizer) in Pearl River, New York. Jane received many achievement awards for her work. She spoke regularly at chemical association conferences and was credited with the development of numerous patents for newly developed chemical compounds in the antibiotic field. She traveled widely over the years, but was always happiest at her Mattituck home or on Nahant beach and spending time with her beloved late husband, Charles, and her children and grandchildren. She is survived by her daughter, Margaret K. LaMothe and her husband James of Lynn, Massachusetts, and a son-in-law, Dan Sado of New York, New York. She was the devoted grandmother to Nathalie Sado Nisinson and her husband Matthew of New York, New York; Matthew T. LaMothe and his wife Nikki of Salem, Massachusetts; Sara J. Bailey and her husband Sean of Lynn, Massachusetts and John C. LaMothe and his wife Alyssa of Providence, Rhode Island. She had the joy of being great grandmother to Abigail and Evelyn LaMothe of Salem, Massachusetts. Jane is also survived by her sisters in law, Dorothy (McQuade) Kirby of Lynn and Mary (Kirby) Valeri of Nahant, Massachusetts. Friends may call at Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, MA (www.cuffemcginn.com) on Sunday, November 18, 2018 from 3-6 p.m. The memorial service will begin at Cuffe McGinn at 10 a.m. Monday, November 19, 2018, followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Pius V Church, 215 Maple St., Lynn, MA at 11 a.m.

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  • Visiting Hours Sunday, November 18, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Monday, November 19, 2018
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Biography

Jane P. Kirby, 94, of Lynn, Massachusetts and Mattituck, New York, died at her home in Lynn on November 11, 2018.
She was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, Charles L. Kirby, and daughters, Patricia Sado and Julia J. Kirby.
Jane was born in New York City on November 8, 1924. She graduated from the Academy of the Sacred Heart of Mary in Sag Harbor, New York in 1938. She earned a Bachelor’s degree from Marymount College in Tarrytown, New York, studied further at Boston College, and earned a Master’s in Business Administration from Pace University.
She worked for many years as a research chemist for Lederle Laboratories (now a division of Pfizer) in Pearl River, New York. Jane received many achievement awards for her work. She spoke regularly at chemical association conferences and was credited with the development of numerous patents for newly developed chemical compounds in the antibiotic field.
She traveled widely over the years, but was always happiest at her Mattituck home or on Nahant beach and spending time with her beloved late husband, Charles, and her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, Margaret K. LaMothe and her husband James of Lynn, Massachusetts, and a son-in-law, Dan Sado of New York, New York. She was the devoted grandmother to Nathalie Sado Nisinson and her husband Matthew of New York, New York; Matthew T. LaMothe and his wife Nikki of Salem, Massachusetts; Sara J. Bailey and her husband Sean of Lynn, Massachusetts and John C. LaMothe and his wife Alyssa of Providence, Rhode Island. She had the joy of being great grandmother to Abigail and Evelyn LaMothe of Salem, Massachusetts.
Jane is also survived by her sisters in law, Dorothy (McQuade) Kirby of Lynn and Mary (Kirby) Valeri of Nahant, Massachusetts.
Friends may call at Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, MA (www.cuffemcginn.com) on Sunday, November 18, 2018 from 3-6 p.m. The memorial service will begin at Cuffe McGinn at 10 a.m. Monday, November 19, 2018, followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Pius V Church, 215 Maple St., Lynn, MA at 11 a.m.