Jayne BecVar

Jayne BecVar (Lair)

Friday, September 28th, 1923 - Saturday, November 14th, 2020
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Jayne Virginia Lair BecVar passed away on November 14, 2020 in Louisville, KY.

Born September 28, 1923 in Newark, NJ to Mr. and Mrs. George A. Lair, she left this life as she has lived it, gracefully and in surrender to the love of the Divine.

She was pre-deceased by her husband of 55 years, Arthur N. BecVar (1911-2002), granddaughter, Angela BecVar, and her brothers, George Lair and Robert Lair.

She is survived by her brother, Reverend Fr. Gerard (Parker) Lair, OSB - New Jersey; her children, Brent A. BecVar - California, Brynn B. Anderson (Carl) -Texas, Bruce R. BecVar (Chera) - Montana, Brian F. BecVar (Shanti) - Kentucky, Bennett R. BecVar (Ann) - Kentucky, Brook A. BecVar (Whit) - Florida; her grandchildren, Kirsten Robbins (Mark) - Indiana, Erin Orrick (Lindsey) - Texas, Byron Anderson (Debbie) - North Carolina, Beth Marschitz (Bernhard) - Georgia; her great grandchildren, Fjola Robbins, Maya Orrick, Landon Orrick, Haiden Reese, Maximus Marschitz and Leopold Marschitz.

Jayne and her husband, Arthur BecVar, were among founding patrons of Bellarmine University from its beginning and each served on Advisory Boards. Jayne served as President of the Bellarmine Women’s Council during the 1970’s. Jayne also provided distinguished service as a recorded narrator of hundreds of books for Louisville Recording for the Blind over more than 35 years.

Memorial Mass to be held at St. Frances of Rome Church on a date to be named.

Donations in her honor may be offered to The Arthur and Jayne BecVar Endowed Scholarship for Nursing, Bellarmine University , Nazareth Home or The Nature Conservancy.
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Mary & Mike Henry

Posted at 06:38am
Jayne was a wonderful lady-all class. She obviously left quite a legacy to continue to spread grace in this world. We were blessed to have known her.
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Alison Carnes

Posted at 09:44am
Where I first started cleaning for her , my husband had just passed away. She was always so kind and encouraging to me. She was a smart, vibrant lady. Glad I had the privilege of knowing her. She loved her God.

Bridget Bunning

Posted at 03:00pm
What a beautiful and faith-filled women! Jane will be so greatly missed here at Nazareth Home. Her presence was always uplifting and she was a joy to spend time with. Prayers and condolences to all her children. Thank you for sharing her with us.
Bridget Bunning
Director of Pastoral Care & Mission

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