Jan Lachowycz, 74, of Toms River passed away Thursday, May 30, 2024, at Ocean Medical Center, Brick. Jan was a registered nurse for Meridian Health Hospice Care. Born in Newark, she resided in North Arlington, Point Pleasant, Queens, NY, and Point Pleasant Beach before moving to Toms River in 2009. Jan was predeceased by her husband Paul, her parents David & Frances Wheeler, and her sister Lesley Wheeler. Jan is survived by her sister Nancy van de Sande and her husband, Jerome of Neptune. Jan is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, and many friends who had become family. A memorial gathering will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675 or www.woundedwarriorproject.org