CAMDEN — Constance A. Lane, born Jan. 7, 1924, passed away June 14, 2012, at Keystone House, Philadelphia, Pa., after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry D. Lane and Linthel Calderwood Lane, a sister, Elizabeth Lane Smith and a brother, Frederick Mark Lane, USMCR, “Teddy,” killed in action during World War II.
She graduated from Bates College in 1946 with a double major in chemistry and biology. She worked at Rohm & Haas as a research chemist for 40 years and is named on 15 patents for her work. She was a faithful member of the First Presbyterian Church in Germantown, 35 West Chelten Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19144.
A memorial service followed by a tea in her honor will be held Tuesday, July 24 at 1 p.m. at John Street United Methodist Church in Camden. The public is also welcome to attend her burial at Amesbury Hill Cemetery in Rockport at 3 p.m.
Donations may be made in her memory to the John Street United Methodist Church, 98 John St., Camden, ME 04843; or the American Legion War Memorial Post 30, P.O. Box 187, Camden, ME 04843.
Condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Lane family by visiting their book of memories at www.longfuneralhomecamden.com. Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home, 9 Mountain St., Camden.