RUSSIA, Ohio - Janice Raffel, age 91 of Russia, died at 9:59 a.m. on May 20, 2014 at her home in Russia, Ohio.
She was born on April 20, 1923 in the Dayton area.
On Dec. 31, 1942 she was married to Joseph M. Raffel and he preceded her in death in 1986. She was preceded in death by daughter Janice Boroff in 2001.
She was a member of St. Remy Catholic Church, Russia and an avid visitor to The Gathering Place in Russia.
She is survived by grandchildren Brad and Angie Heaton, Russia and Mike Heaton, Houston, Ohio, great-grandchildren Shelby Bey, Cody, Sierra, Luke and Lauren Heaton.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, at St. Remy Catholic Church with Fr. Frank Amberger celebrant. Burial will take place in St. Remy Cemetery. Friends may call at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Russia from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, and from 9 to 10 a.m. on Friday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wilson Hospice and Houston Rescue Squad. Condolences may be made at www.hogenkampfh.com.