Jane D. Zager age 89, of Ashland, formerly of Parma Heights, passed away Monday, September 30, 2019 at Crystal Care Center. She was born September 18, 1930 in Cleveland, the daughter of the late Jack and Julia (Mokren) Gavlak. Mrs. Zager was a graduate of John Marshall High School. She had been known as a human computer while being employed with NACA where she met her husband of 65 years Harold Zager, who she married November 25, 1953. Jane and Harold moved from Parma Heights to Ashland in 1995. Mrs. Zager was a member of the Lincoln Highway Association, the Ashland County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society and the Ashland County Archeology Club. She was an avid arrow head hunter and reader.
Survivors include her husband, Harold; daughters, Sue (Nezam) Malakouti of Cincinnati, and Jean (Michael) Zorko of Canton; along with her grandsons, Nicholas Zorko and Bryan Zorko.
In addition to her parents, Jane was preceded in death by her brother Jack Gavlak.
Funeral services will be held at Heyl Funeral Home on Friday, October 4, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. with Pastor Tom Zuercher officiating. Burial will follow at Sullivan Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, October 3, 2019 from 6 to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made in Jane’s memory to Hospice of North Central Ohio 1050 Dauch Drive Ashland, Ohio 44805.
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