Margaret Jane Cooper Jordan
Margaret Jane Jordan, known as Jane, of 33 Christian Avenue, Concord, NH died peacefully Friday, November 15,2019, surrounded by her family, at Havenwood-Heritage Heights in Concord, NH. Born in Wheeling, West Virginia on February 17, 1924, daughter of Francis Eleanor Crawford and Clark W. Cooper, Jane attended Muskingum College in New Concord, Ohio, where she received a Bachelor's Degree in Home Economics with a concentration in Textile Arts. Jane grew up in Youngstown, East Liverpool and Cambridge, Ohio, where her father served as Methodist minister at several different churches. After graduation, she moved to Connecticut to work at Long Lane School for Girls and soon after met David A. Jordan whom she later married on June 19, 1948. David was a United Church of Christ minister in Harwinton, Chester, and Mt. Carmel, Connecticut and also at the North Congregational Church in St. Johnsbury, Vt. Jane and David had 6 children. Jane deeply loved her family and devoted her life to them. She will be remembered by all for her selflessness, unwavering support, positive attitude, and keen sense of interest in others. Her sense of humor (even in her final days) will be sorely missed. Jane loved the country and often reminisced about summer days spent in the blueberry patch, looking over the family tree farm near Mt. Greylock, and camping along the Battenkill River near southern Vermont. In addition, Jane was an accomplished seamstress and quilter, and also made hooked rugs. She participated in many church activities, such as singing in the choir, attending church meetings, and supporting her husband, David, in his ministry. She was a faithful servant throughout her years as a minister's wife. She enjoyed attending services at the Heritage Heights and Havenwood Chapels during her years in Concord, NH. Jane enjoyed fellow residents at Havenwood-Heritage Heights during her time there, as well as all the visits by her children, grand children and great grand children. Dave predeceased Jane in 2003. Jane leaves 2 daughters, Beth Jordan Robinson and husband Stanley H. Robinson of Tilton, NH and Rebecca J. Jordan-Hull and husband Gerald B. Hull of Hancock, NH and 4 sons, Mark W. Jordan and wife Carol Hall-Jordan of Lanesboro, MA, David C. Jordan of Northampton,MA, Thomas M. Jordan and wife Laura Jordan of Andover, MA and Daniel J. Jordan and wife Denise Cremin of Waltham, MA. She also leaves 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Sarah, Matt and Ben Robinson, Rachel, Elizabeth and Sarah Hull, Luke and Allison Hall-Jordan, Marianna and Haley Jordan and Alba and Agatha Jordan; greatgrandchildren Ellery, Lillian, Margot, Eli, Luke, Evie, Georgia and Alice.