home  »  obituaries
Jane Elizabeth Comisky
Date of Birth : February 20, 1929
Date of Death : July 28, 2019


Jane Elizabeth Comisky 90, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Hubbard Hospice House-West, South Charleston, WV, with her family at her side.

She was born in Charleston, WV. She was the daughter of the late Merrill Thurston Downe and Marie Marshall Downe.

Jane was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She loved cats, dogs, and all animals. She was an avid reader. Jane was a huge baseball fan and enjoyed watching her favorite team the Cincinnati Reds play. Jane was member of the D.A.R.

Jane was a graduate of Charleston High School, Morris Harvey College and received her masters degree from Marshall University. She was a school teacher and taught at Woodrow Wilson Junior High.

She was an amazing woman and loved her family especially her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, Merrill Downe.

Surviving to cherish her memory are her husband of 71 years, Joseph Comisky; children, Janemarie (Gabe) Gabriel of Colbert, Georgia, William Merrill (Beth) Comisky of West Jefferson, North Carolina, and Martha C. (Rob) Ferrell of Charleston, WV; grandchildren, Jennifer (Roy) Stancill, Brian (Michele) Comisky, Katie (Josh) Warpenburg, Laura Comisky, John (Ann) Ferrell and Joseph William (better known as J.W.) Ferrell; great-grandchildren, Skylar, Kylan, Sierra, Campbell, Jackson and Davis; and many friends.

Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes, where she will be entombed, with Rev. Dr. Jay Parkins officiating.

The procession will leave the funeral home by 10:30 .a.m.to go to the cemetery.

In lieu of flowers – please send donations in memory of Jane to: Little Victories Animal Rescue, 3589 Wire Branch Road, Ona, WV 25545.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.barlowbonsall.com

Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston has been entrusted with the arrangements.


Jim and Rosemary Peterson , Posted on 30 Jul 2019
St. Albans, West Virginia
Joe and Family, We are so sorry to read about Jane` s passing. She was such a nice lady and was always so nice to Rosemary when Joe and I banded birds. Prayers are with you all. Rest in peace Jane. Jim
Frank & Nancy Stark , Posted on 30 Jul 2019
Charleston, West Virginia
Nancy and I were sorry to hear of Jane\'s passing. She and Joe raised a wonderful family.
Teresa Dawson , Posted on 31 Jul 2019
Charleston, West Virginia
I was just a baby when my family lived next door to the Comisky\'s, yet, I remember Jane and Joe so fondly- especially my fascination with their pigeons! We couldn\'t have asked for nicer neighbors. Our prayers and thoughts are with Joe and family. -Teresa (Terri), Karen, Steve and David Dawson
Kanawha Co. Retired School Employees , Posted on 01 Aug 2019
Charleston, West Virginia
The West Virginia and Kanawha County Associations of Retired School Employees extend their sincere sympathy to you, the family, in your sorrow. Blessings to all.
Call Now Button