Hailey, Jane P.
Jul 25, 1941 - Mar 14, 2017
Of Bellevue NE, Omaha, and Lincoln, NE.
Died at Bryan Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Mrs. Hailey was born Jane
Phyllis Zapponi in Arlington, MA, the daughter of Kathryn and Nino Zapponi.
She attended Arlington schools, and was an Honor Graduate of the McLean
Hospital School of Nursing, after which she pursued a career in Psychiatric
Nursing for more than 20 years in Massachusetts, Maine, Omaha, and Okinawa,
Japan. Subsequently, she was a School Nurse in Bellevue Public Schools, a
Visiting Nurse for the Omaha VNA, and assisted in developing Nursing
Programs at Omaha's Quality Living, Inc. She was stricken with Multiple
Sclerosis in 1990, and endured that disease's depredations with grace and
courage for the remaining 27 years of her life. She is survived by her
husband, Robert; daughters, Kaydra Johnson (Todd) of Lincoln, and Leisha
Hailey of Los Angeles, CA; grandchildren, Sam and Ione Johnson of Lincoln;
and brother, Keith Hayward of Bedford, MA. She was preceded in death by her
parents. A MEMORIAL GATHERING will be held at the Roeder Mortuary Chapel,
11710 Standing Stone, Gretna, on
March 20, at 6pm.
No flowers, please. Memorial gifts could be directed to the National MS
Society. ROEDER MORTUARY - Gretna Chapel 11710 Standing Stone Dr.