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1943 Jane 2023

Jane E. Carlow

February 12, 1943 — August 1, 2023


Jane Elizabeth Carlow left this world peacefully on August 1, 2023.  She was born in Calais, Maine on February 12, 1943, daughter of Norman F. Carlow and Evelyn (Alexander) Carlow. 

Jane attended Calais schools and graduated from Calais Memorial High School in 1961.  She attended Washington State Teachers College from 1962-1965 and began teaching first in Boothbay Harbor, then at Scarborough Junior High School.  She also earned her master’s degree in education.  Jane taught science and math at Scarborough until her retirement.

She is predeceased by her parents, her brother, Norman F. Carlow Jr., sister Olive (Carlow) Bentum, brother in law, William T. Bentum, sister Donna (Carlow) Bradstreet and brother in law, John Bradstreet.  She is survived by her sister, Carol Carlow of Falmouth, multiple nieces and nephews, several grand and great-grand nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank the staff of Brentwood Center for Health and Rehabilitation for their excellent care of Jane in her last months. 

A celebration of her life will be held at Cressey Road United Methodist Church, 81 Cressey Rd., Gorham, on August 27, 2023, at 3 p.m.  Interment will follow at Calais Cemetery on September 16, 2023 at 1 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to The Maine School for Science and Mathematics.   Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport. 
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Sunday, August 27, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Cressey Road United Methodist Church

81 Cressey Road, Gorham, ME 04038

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Graveside Service

Saturday, September 16, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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