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John Edward Lane, Sr.

July 11, 1922 May 26, 2008
John Edward Lane, Sr.
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Obituary for John Edward Lane, Sr.

John Edward Lane, Sr., 85 of Lothian, MD, died Monday, May 26, 2008 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home.He was born Tuesday, July 11, 1922 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Elliott Lane and the late Mary (Sharps) Lane.  John was educated in the Anne Arundel Public Schools.  On March 27, 1943, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and was Honorably Discharged on December 15, 1945.  He worked for the State Road Commission as a truck driver for 28 years before retiring.  After his retirement, John and his eldest son, developed and spent much time on a landscaping business, which John enjoyed until the decline of his health which prevented him from this work.  John had very strong work ethics and believed in supporting his family spiritually.  With the foundation being planted by Bishop Jacob A. Green, John accepted Christ as his savior by water baptism and blessed until God filled him with the precious gift of the Holy Ghost.  He was dedicated to his role as Top Deacon.  In 1996 he joined Mt. Gethsemane Holiness Church.He was preceded in death by his sisters, Gertrude Lane-Smith and Lola Boardley-Foster.Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Eather Lane; six children, John Jr., Mary, William, Robert, Wesley, and Theresa; daughter-in-law, Janice; 15 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; 3 sisters-in-law; 2 brothers-in-law; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, best friend, Bro. Irwin Cook and his loving family, church family, and many friends.

Cemetery:

Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery 11301 Crain Highway Cheltenham, MD 20623 (map/driving directions)

Visitation:

10:00 A.M. to 11:45 A.M. at Mt. Gethsemane Holiness Church 676 Ponds Wood Road Huntingtown, MD 20639 on Friday, May 30, 2008 (map/driving directions)

Service:

11:45 A.M. at Mt. Gethsemane Holiness Church 676 Ponds Wood Road Huntingtown, MD 20639 on Friday, May 30, 2008 (map/driving directions)

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