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Jane Kathleen Sentivan

April 7, 1946 ~ February 3, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Jane Sentivan Obituary

Jane Kathleen Sentivan of Pawleys Island died Feb. 3 at her home. She was 77.

She was born on April 7, 1946, in Elizabeth, N.J., the daughter of Cornelius and Ruth Sullivan. She graduated from Cranford (N.J.) High School and the College of St. Elizabeth in Convent Station, N.J. Among her many occupations, she was a teacher, a bookkeeper for the family tire business, and a travel agent.

For almost three decades, Jane was a devoted member of Rotary International, serving as chapter president in both Pawleys Island and Westfield, N.J. She served the organization on the district level as an assistant district governor and chairperson of the Ambassadorial Scholarship Committee. She also was a Paul Harris Fellow.

Jane loved to travel, and she saw the world with her husband of 53 years, James.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Thompson (Matt); her son, Andrew Sentivan (Heidi); her grandchildren Sam Sentivan and Maisie Sentivan; her sisters, Judy Spera (Tom) and Eileen Cooke (Rodger); her brother, Neil Sullivan (Sue); and many nieces and nephews. She is also predeceased by her brother, Jack Sullivan.

 A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2024, at 11 a.m. at Pawleys Island Community Church.

 In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Rotary Foundation (rotary,org) or the Pawleys Island Community Church (

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