She passed away after falling from the roof of her apartment building in 1966. She was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx, New York, United States.
↑Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 9 February 2018), memorial page for Jane Johnson Bunche Pierce (7 May 1933–9 Oct 1966), Find A Grave: Memorial #171251901, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Neil Funkhouser (contributor 46781068).
"United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K73M-YFS : 15 March 2018), Jane Bunch in household of Ralph J Bunch, Tract 34, District of Columbia, Police Precinct 10, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 1-423, sheet 5A, line 11, family 58, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 567.