August 31, 1934 - April 8, 2022
Jane McBeth Darroch Bath McAvoy passed away on April 8, 2022 surrounded by her loved ones, after a long struggle with Alzheimer 's disease. Jane was born on August 31, 1934 in Glasgow, Scotland. She spent her young life in Scotland and immigrated to Canada at the age of 19 in 1953, where she married John Bath and started her family. In (1958) she moved to Toledo, Ohio with her family. Jane worked for many years at Broer-Freeman Jewelers downtown, and later for David Fairclough Fine Jewelers. Jane met and married her second husband, Dr. Harry D. McAvoy (Mac) in 1978. Jane and Mac shared a love of sailing, traveling and spending time with family. Jane was a strong minded, independent woman that always put her family first. She was a survivor of breast cancer for 43 years. Jane was a role model to many. She loved animals, and enjoyed the company of her Scottish Terriers. Jane enjoyed cooking for others. Her Scottish dishes were sought after by everyone, especially her mince and tatties! Jane had a passion for dancing, art, history, travel, and reading. She loved attending concerts and theatre events. Jane loved living in the United States, but Scotland always remained her home. She traveled many times to visit her family in her beloved Scotland. Throughout her life Jane gave so much of herself to family and friends. Jane nursed several ill family members. She also provided care to many children over the years and was a surrogate grandmother and mother to many. She had a significant impact in the lives of the children she help raise and they loved her dearly. Jane is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Bath, son, Blair (Genely) Bath, son, Brian (Carol) Bath, granddaughter, Britainy Bath and Chanita Alcaraz, brother, Ian Darroch, sister, Margaret Wilson, niece Lorraine (Graeme) Lewis, great nephews, Andrew Lewis, nephew Steven Elliot (Alison) and great nieces Aimee Elliot and Sophie Elliot Gillian, extended family friends, Bill and Deborah Hodges and children, Angie Hunt and children, Chuck and Christopher, Bobbie and Dorothy Shorter, and Lessie, Charlie and Ann Kruse and children, Linda and Jeff Hulliburger and children, longtime caregiver, Kayleen Ybarra and family. Jane was preceded in death by her husband(s) Harry MacAvoy, and John Bath, mother and father, Ivor and Margaret Darroch, brother-in-law, John Wilson, sister, Isabelle and brother-in-law John Elliot, brother-in-law, Billy McPhail, and her cherished girl, Katie Hodges. Visitation will be on April 15, 2022 from 11:30am to 3:00pm at Coyle Funeral Home, 1770 S. Reynolds Road, Toledo, Ohio 43614. A memorial service will take place at 3:00 at the funeral home. In an attempt to include friends and family from far and wide to celebrate the life of Jane McBeth McAvoy we are pleased to offer a Live Stream of the Memorial Service beginning at 3:00pm for those who wish to attend the Memorial Service virtually. To participate in the service via Live Stream l please CLICK HERE anytime after 3:00pm on Friday, April 15, 2022 and you will be directly connected to the Live Stream of the service. The family would like to thank the staff at Memory Care Lane Day Center for providing Jane with programming, socialization and friendship for the past ten years of her life. Gratitude is also extended to Hospice of Northwest Ohio for providing comfort care for Jane as she transitioned from this life. As such, those wishing to make a contribution in her memory are asked to consider these organizations.
Jane McBeth Darroch Bath McAvoy passed away on April 8, 2022 surrounded by her loved ones, after a long struggle with Alzheimer 's disease. Jane was born on August 31, 1934 in Glasgow, Scotland. She spent her young life in Scotland and immigrated... View Obituary & Service Information
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