Jane Pinter Halase, 102, a resident of Cape Coral, FL for the past 30 years, formerly of North Brunswick, NJ, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 10, 2019 in Cape Coral. She was born in Piscataway, NJ to Joseph and Lydia Pinter, now deceased.
Jane was a PBX Switchboard Supervisor at the former New Jersey Bell Telephone following graduation from New Brunswick High School. She enlisted in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) in August 1943, subsequently obtaining the rank of Corporal. She was able to utilize her civilian experience and training to help setup and operate PBX switchboard systems in both New Guinea and Luzon, Philippines during WWII. After leaving the service in late November 1945, she met and married John Halase in 1947. Together they were curators at the Edison Memorial Tower in Menlo Park, NJ. Following their move to North Brunswick, Jane worked as a switchboard operator at St Peters Medical Center in New Brunswick for 24 years, retiring in 1987. After her retirement to Cape Coral she was a volunteer at Cape Coral Hospital for 15 years.
She is survived by two loving children, Kathleen Collings (Edwin) of Montgomery Township NJ, and Jay Halase (Ana) of Costa Rica; and three brothers, George, Emil and Ernie.
Jane was preceded in death by her husband, John Halase in 1974, three sisters (Julia, Lydia, and Priscilla), and six brothers (Joseph, John, Charles, Steve, William, and Alex)
Private family services will be held at a later date in NJ. No formal services will be held in FL.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.