Jane E. Lione, lifelong resident of Stamford, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Friday, June 2, 2023, just 2 days shy of her 97th birthday. She was born on June 4, 1926 and was one of four children born to the late Helmer and Elsa (Berglund) Magnuson. Jane was 96 years old at the time of her passing.
She is survived by her five daughters; Cheryl Lione, Amy Hoyt and husband Charles, Barbara Ann Lisena and husband Michael, Norma Stockmar and husband John and Carol Appleby and husband David, two grandchildren; Sarah and Matthew Appleby, and her sister and brother-in-law; Norma and Bill Firth.
In addition to her late parents, Jane was predeceased by her husband, Samuel Lione, in 1997, an infant daughter; Barbara Jane Lione, and her two brothers; Lenart and Vern Magnuson.
Friends and family may call on the morning of Wednesday, June 7th from 9:30am to 11am at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue in Stamford, on Wednesday, June 7, 2023. A prayer service for Jane will begin at 10:30AM. The interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations are requested in Jane’s memory to The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County, Inc., 461 Glenbrook Road, Stamford, CT 06906 or www.foodbanklfc.org or to Animals in Distress, Inc., 238 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06897 or www.animals-in-distress.com.
To leave messages of condolence online, please visit the family guestbook hosted on www.cognetta.com.