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METZ, Janet E. (Foley) 93, of Springfield, passed away peacefully Monday morning, February 10, 2014 in Forest Glen Health Campus following several years of failing health. She was born in Springfield on September 4, 1920, the daughter of the late Stuart and Esther (Gainous) Foley. Janet was a 1939 graduate of Springfield High School and earned her bachelor of education degree from Wittenberg University. She retired as an elementary school teacher from the Springfield City Schools following a 25 year career at Emerson Elementary. She was a member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church for over 60 years. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Ken and Ruthann Metz of Springfield; grandchildren, Kevin (Michelle) Metz, Kyle (Pam) Metz, Julie (Doug) Hanaway Sr., Ken (Kristin) Clark, Andy (Tiffany) Ross, and Paige (Steve) Pugh; great grandchildren, Harley, Kaitlyn, Reagan, Doug (Scooter), Kris, Nick, Hannah, Sean, Isaiah, Ben, Dani, Joey, and Destiny; and nieces and nephews, Nancy Neer, Bob Baker, and Tim and Terry Budd. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, C. Louis Metz in 2000; two daughters, Sandra L. Neumann and an infant, Karen Sue Metz; two sisters, Louise Leach and Norma Budd; a niece, Darlene Leach; and her best friend, Sybil Lloyd. Janet's funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gentiva Hospice, 3085 Woodman Dr., Suite 200, Dayton, OH 45420 or Forest Glen Legacy Care Activities Fund, 2150 Montego Dr., Springfield, OH 45503. You may express condolences to the family at www.littletonandrue.com
Published in Springfield News-Sun from Feb. 11 to Feb. 13, 2014
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home
830 North Limestone Street Springfield, OH 45503