Sister Jane Miriam Hancock, 93, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died April 6, 2017, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 75th year of religious life. She was a native of Waverly.
Sister Jane Miriam was always positive about the future, and took great joy in being an educator for more than 50 years. She was always a top seller of raffle tickets each year for the Mount Saint Joseph Picnic to benefit the retired sisters.
She taught at St. Peter of Alcantara School, Stanley (1944-45, 1964-65), Sts. Joseph and Paul (1945-52) and St. Pius Tenth (1965-69) schools, Owensboro, and St. Sebastian School, Calhoun (1952-53). She taught in many other elementary and high schools in Kentucky. After her retirement in 1994, she continued to work as a substitute teacher in the Owensboro Catholic Schools.
Survivors include a sister, Margaret Louise Coshan, Ontario, Canada; nieces and nephews, and the members of her religious community.
The funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 10, at Mount Saint Joseph, where visitation will begin Sunday at 4 p.m., with a wake service following at 6:30 p.m.
Glenn Funeral Home and Crematorium, Owensboro, is handling arrangements.
Gifts in memory of Sister Jane Miriam may take the form of donations to the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph, 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, KY 42356.