Janice L. Altmire
Janice L. Altmire, 89, of Golden Living Center, Shippenville, formerly of Emlenton and Parker, passed away Saturday morning at the center of natural causes.
Born in Salem Township, Clarion County, on April 24, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Charles Alvin and Florence M. Master Ritts.
She was married to Frank H. Altmire on Nov. 7, 1941, and he passed away Feb. 12, 1980.
Jan was a longtime member of the former St. Mary's Catholic Church and the Altar Rosary Society at Parker.
She was employed for more than 15 years at the former Moyer Level Works, and later she was employed as a bus driver for many years with the former Altmire School Bus Line, both of Parker.
Jan was an avid bowler, and held many trophies from the different leagues to which she belonged.
Surviving are a son and his wife, Charles "Chuck" and Lori Sue Altmire of Seneca, Pa.; a granddaughter and her husband, Monica and Marker Barner of Youngstown, N.Y.; a grandson and his wife, Douglas and Rose Altmire of Saxonburg; three great-grandchildren; five sisters, Bonnie Jack of Emlenton, Patricia (John) Knoll of Butler, Margaret Chadman of Lamartine, Linda (Richard) Rowe of State College and Jean (Ed) Ausel of Knox; three brothers and a special nephew reared as a brother, Joe (Ellen) Ritts of New York, Roger (Dolores) Ritts of Knox, Allen Ritts of Lamartine and Robert (Sonya) Ritts of Emlenton; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Wanda Vansteenberg and Zella Robertson.
ALTMIRE - Friends of Janice L. Altmire, who passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the H. Jack Buzard Funeral Home, 201 S. Washington St., Eau Claire, where a blessing service will be at 8:15 p.m. at the funeral home. A private burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Eau Claire Cemetery.
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