Janet M. Stephanick, 77, of Line St., Glen Lyon, died unexpectedly on March 16, 2013, at her residence.
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She was born in Glen Lyon, on Dec. 27, 1935, the daughter of the late Harold and Sarah (Oplinger) Parks. She was a life resident of Glen Lyon, where she attended the Newport Township area schools. She was a member of the former St. Michael's Church, Glen Lyon, Prior to her retirement in 1981 Janet was employed in the housekeeping department by Luzerne County Community College, Nanticoke. Janet was an avid walker and bike rider who enjoyed the outdoors and spending time with her sisters on their adventures. She especially enjoyed her family and loved taking care of all of them.
Preceding her in death was her husband of 45 years, Stanley Stephanick, on April 11, 1998; brother, Robert Parks; and sister, Nina George.
Surviving are sons, John, Wilkes Barre; Blaise, at home; Paul and his wife Lynn, Glen Lyon; daughters, Linda Kroll, Hazleton; and Michelle Hutchison, Glendale, Ariz.; sisters, Joyce Strauss, Glen Lyon; Sarah Mitchell, Keokuk, Iowa; and Iona Patton, Burlington, Iowa; four grandchildren, James Jr., Kimberly, Bill and Michael; one great-grandson, William.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday from the George A. Strish Inc. Funeral Home Inc., 211 W. Main St., Glen Lyon, with a blessing service by the Rev. Don Williams, pastor of Holy Spirit Parish, Glen Lyon. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until the time of service Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to the
, 190 Welles St., Suite 118, Forty Fort, or at the funeral home.
Published in Citizens' Voice from Mar. 18 to Mar. 19, 2013