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Jane Veasey Stehn ’37

Jane Veasey Stehn ’37, a mother who taught and played music, died peacefully on June 9, 2016. She was 99.

Jane attended Swarthmore and graduated from New England Conservatory of Music in Boston in 1940 with a bachelor of music in piano and musicology. She taught music history and piano instruction at Western Maryland College in Westminster, Md., and married John Richard Stehn on June 25, 1941. Jane was president of Sigma Alpha Iota professional music fraternity, a member of Pi Kappa Lambda honor society for music performance, a member of music study clubs, an accompanist for the Schenectady Light Opera Co., president of the Suffolk Symphony Orchestra board, and a board member of the Port Jefferson Library.


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