Janice Irene Besancon

Janice Irene
79, of Fredericksburg died Wednesday, April 9, 2014  while under the care of Hospice. She was born in Louisville on Oct. 10, 1934 to the late Vernon and Pauline (Miller) Brown and graduated from Louisville High School in 1952 and the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in 1955.  She retired from Wooster Community Hospital in 1984.  She married Paul Anthony Besancon on July 7, 1956 and he preceded her in death on May 23, 2008.
Surviving are her seven children, Elizabeth Rodhe, Diane (Gary) Clark, Susan (David) Shultzman, Mary (Danny) Glenn, Jackie Piatt, John (Susan Moreno) Besancon and Ann (Don) Grove; fifteen grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren with a great-grandchild to arrive in October;  a sister Eunice Rollins; sisters-in-law, Mary Herr, Pat Besancon and Tid Besancon and a brother and sister-in-law Walt and Mary Sue Besancon.  A sister Eileen Andrews died previously.
Services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Wooster with burial in St. Genevieve Cemetery at Calmoutier.  Friends may call Monday from 5-8 p.m. at Murray Funeral Home, 249 S. Mill St., Fredericksburg, Ohio.  Contributions may be to Calmoutier Cemetery Endowment Fund,, 8961 McQuaid Rd., Orrville, OH 44667; to Calmoutier Memorial Association, 415 High Point Dr., Wadsworth, OH 44281, to St. Mary Catholic Church, 527 Beall Ave., Wooster, OH 44691 or to LifeCare Hospice, 2525 Back Orrville Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.
Murray, 330-435-6670

Funeral Home

Murray Funeral Home
173 S. Main Street Creston, OH 44217

Published in The Repository on Apr. 12, 2014