WILBRAHAM-Jane Agatha Stroz, 88, passed peacefully on Thursday, December 5, 2019 in Wilbraham. She was born on March 2, 1931, a daughter of the late Joseph and Agatha Stroz. The youngest of six children, she was preceded in death by her brothers; John and Mitchell and her sisters; Stella, Helen and Louise. Jane grew up in Indian Orchard and attended local schools. After graduating from Commerce High School Jane held various office positions until she found her dream career in the travel industry. She helped many with their trips and led groups all around the world, she was the longtime proprietor of Travel with Jane~Traveltime. Jane always kept close to her Indian Orchard roots and was active in many civic and church organizations. She was a communicant of St. Cecilia Church in Wilbraham. She leaves two nieces; Beverly Galego of Mashpee, MA and Nancy Thibodeau of Las Vegas, NV and a nephew John Stroz of Florida. She also leaves two grand nephews; John Galego, his wife Sherri and their children Jack and Christina of Hopkinton, MA and Donald Thibodeau of Las Vegas. She was predeceased by her grandnephew Timothy Galego of Florida. Family and friends will gather to remember Jane on Monday, December 9, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Ratell Funeral Home, 200 Main St., Indian Orchard. Funeral services for Jane will be on Tuesday. December 10, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. from Ratell Funeral Home followed by a Liturgy of Christian burial at 10:00 A.M. at St. Cecilia’s Church, 42 Main St., Wilbraham with Fr. Daniel J. Boyle as Celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Aloysius Cemetery, 1273 Berkshire Ave., Indian Orchard.
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