Janice L. Klussmann, 69, of 40 Songbird Road, passed away Friday (April 10, 2015) at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y.
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Born May 18, 1945, in Bradford, she was a daughter of the late Samuel John and Glora Jean Walter McGriff.
Mrs. Klussmann was a 1963 graduate of Bradford High School. She had worked at Zippo Manufacturing, Corning Glass and later at Graham Packaging.
She was devoted to her family, grandchildren and loved her pets. She enjoyed gardening and crocheting.
Ms. Klussmann fought a courageous 30-year battle with multiple cancers.
She is survived by a daughter, Jessica (William) Soto of Bradford; a son, David J. (Lori Morrison) Klussmann of Rixford; a sister, Joyce Kille, and a brother, John (Susi Barr) McGriff, all of Bradford; three grandchildren, Alan (Rebekah Combs) Soto, Jacob Soto and David T. Klussmann; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Thomas C. Klussmann; one sister, Judith Morton; two nephews, Todd Morton and Ryan Kille; and her longtime companion, Frank Santora.
Family will be receiving friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 33 South Ave., where funeral and committal services will be held at 1 p.m. with the Rev. W. LeRoy Beckes, retired pastor officiating. Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park, Lafayette.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to McKean County SPCA, PO Box 113, Bradford, PA 16701; or
, 197 Summer St., Buffalo, NY 14222.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
33 South Avenue
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from Apr. 11 to Apr. 18, 2015