Jane S. Bogins, 93, of Stuart, FL, formerly of Marion, MA died Sunday, December 16, 2018 at Morton Hospital in Taunton, MA. She was the wife of the late Henry E. Bogins.
Born in Rumford, ME, she was the daughter of the late Edward H. and Wilhelmina (Mowat) Paterson. Previously living in Dorchester, Stoughton and Millis, Mrs. Bogins lived in Marion for many years and worked as an administrative assistant in the Marion Town House as well as a teacher at Seaside School. After her retirement, she moved with her husband, Henry, to Weirs Beach, NH, then to Hutchinson Island, FL. For the past 3 years her residence was in Stuart, FL. For many years, with her husband, she summered at their cottage in Heartland ME, enjoying the beauty of Maine on Morrill Pond with family and friends.
Along with her husband, Mrs. Bogins travelled around the country by recreational vehicle. Together they visited every state in the US as well as parts of Canada and Mexico. In addition, in their spare time they enjoyed boating, tennis and golfing. After the passing of her husband, Henry, she began volunteering at the Cardiac Center at Martin Memorial Hospital in Stuart, FL She was never without a book to read and loved to sing.
Jane was a proud and patriotic American with deep roots in her Scottish heritage. Many family members considered her the Matriarch of the Paterson Clan. During her life, she regularly maintained contact with her relatives in Scotland. After the passing of her husband, she traveled to Saint Andrews and Edinburgh, with her son, to visit relatives and learn more about the history of the Paterson Clan. That information was proudly shared with anyone in the family who had an interest.
She is survived by her children, William H. Bogins and his companion, Cheryl A. Reis of Franklin, Gloria H. Bogins of Marion and Paula J. Schaaf of Port St. Lucie, FL; her grandchildren, Courtney A. Bogins, Kristi L. Bogins, Lisajane Rossi, and Paul H. Rossi. Also surviving are 6 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son in law Paul A. Schaaf, her grandson, Philip N. Rossi, Jr. as well as her sister, Mary Elrick Minott (Paterson) and three brothers, James R., Edward J. and William A. Paterson.
Her memorial service will be held on Sat., Dec. 29, 2018 at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., (Rt. 28), Wareham at 1 pm. Relatives and friends may arrive and visit from 12:30 pm to 1 pm prior to the service. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Marion.
Donations in her memory may be made to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation, PO Box 515, Northampton MA 01061-0515 or via their website https://www.macular.org/how-donate.