Jane Ann (Longwell) Tenopir

Nov 02, 1925 - May 27, 2010

Jane Ann (Longwell) Tenopir

November 02, 1925 - May 27, 2010


Jane Tenopir passed away on May 27, 2010 after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson's disease. Jane was born in Santa Maria, California to Clyde James and Neva Mae Longwell. She graduated from Santa Maria High School and Whittier College. Many years of graduate courses in education supported her long and distinguished career as a teacher in the Whittier City Elementary School District. After retirement, Jane enjoyed travel to Europe, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and all over the United States. Jane had many friends; she loved people and they loved her. She is survived by George, her husband of 63 years, by her brother Paul Longwell, and by her three children, Kathryn Remkiewicz and husband Frank, Carol Tenopir and husband Jerry Lundeen, son David and wife Juana. She was Nana to Rebekah (Remkiewicz) McCurdy, Matthew Remkiewicz, Andy Tenopir-Lundeen, and Emily Jane Tenopir and Great Nana to Connor Duncan McCurdy and Katelyn Jayne Remkiewicz. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Jane took much comfort in her last years in visits from her special friend Evelyn Bryeans and loving sister-in-law Mary Sowers. Memorial services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Whittier Coliege George K. Tenopir Scholarship fund:Office of Advancement13406 E Philadelphia StreetP.O. Box 634 Whittier, CA 90608


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