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Rita Jane (Burns) Anthony

Born: Mon., Aug. 27, 1928
Died: Wed., Apr. 15, 2020


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Rita "Jane" Anthony passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 15, 2020. She was born Aug. 27, 1928, in Freeport, the daughter of Bernard and Catherine Burns. In 1948, Jane married Earl Gene Anthony. Jane worked as a second grade teacher for St. Mary's Catholic School in Freeport. Jane was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Earl; her son, Richard; brother, Bernard Burns; and sisters, Catherine Burns, Sister Marie Catherine Burns, Sister Mary Donald Burns, Margaret Buckholt and Sister Bernita Burns. She is survived by daughter, Rita Jane Garris and husband, Roger; son, Earl Gene Anthony Jr.; two grandchildren, Julie Franks and Paul Garris; and four great-grandchildren, Charlotte and Rhett Franks and Ian and Stella Garris. 

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Paul White
   Posted Fri April 17, 2020
Offering my sincere sympathy to the Anthony family. I have fond memories of Jane from my youth in Freeport. She always had a smile and a kind word. May Jane rest in His peace eternally.
Paul White
Sarasota, FL.

Barbara Noble CArbonetti
   Posted Fri April 17, 2020
Jane was my baby sitter, and we always stayed in touch.....I Loved her.
Jane ànd Gene, you had wonderful parents.
They are together now and with your baby brother

May God Bless your family,till we all meet again!

Barbara Noble Carbonetti


Shirley Baker
   Posted Fri April 17, 2020
Jane and Gene I am sorry for your loss at this time. Prayers for the whole family.

Beverley Ravotti
   Posted Fri April 17, 2020
Janie and family and Gene,
My deepest sympathy in the loss of your mom. I have many fond memories of your mom. Always had a smile. She is with your dad and Rich, what a beautiful reunion that was.

Beverley Swartz Ravotti

Joy Wetzel Cardinale
   Posted Fri April 17, 2020
Your mother was my 2nd grade teacher (1967) and I have only fond memories of her. I will keep your family in my prayers.

Charles R Wolfe
   Posted Tue April 21, 2020
Mrs. Anthony was a great 2nd grade teacher at St. Mary's and she was always very nice. May God bless her and her family and may she rest in peace.

Chuck Wolfe

Eric Armstrong
   Posted Tue April 21, 2020
I remember Jane well. She and my Mom were good friends. RIP, Jane.

Linda Leri
   Posted Tue April 21, 2020
My thoughts and prayers to the Anthony family. I have very fond memories of your mom from my years at St. Mary school. She was so sweet and so kind. May she Rest In Peace with family in heaven and may God comfort her family on earth.
Linda Leri

Shirley Good
   Posted Fri May 08, 2020
The Anthony family lived just down the street from my home and I attended school with Gene and Jane. I am so sorry for your loss and I pray God will comfort you in your grief.


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