Jane Alberta McConnell Norris
Jane Alberta McConnell Norris, 77, passed away on Nov. 29, 2016, at the University of Maryland Hospital, La Plata, MD. She was born on Feb. 17, 1939, to Ralph and Virginia McConnell.
Jane was an honor student at Port Allegany High School, a member of the National Honor Society, and a clarinetist with the Port Allegany Chorus and Band. In high school, she earned a scholarship from Olean, NY Hospital. She eventually moved to Elmira, NY and graduated, with honors, from the Elmira School of Nursing.
After working two years at Elmira Hospital, Jane joined the U.S. Air Force, serving in Vietnam as Major Nurse Practitioner for the Air Force Medavac Division.
Jane is survived by her husband, Walter Norris, Jr. and her four stepsons; Patrick, Michael, David and Christopher.
She will be remembered by her many friends for her generosity, hard-working ethic, and her infectious laughter and sense of humor.