FLETCHER - Janet Elizabeth Adducchio, 40, of Fletcher, passed away while surrounded by her family on Monday, March 25, 2013, at 7:16 a.m., after a three-year battle with a rare cancer.
Born on September 22, 1972 in Fairborn, Janet is survived by her devoted husband, Paul J. Adducchio of Fletcher, whom she married on March 6, 1998. She was a beautiful, loving mother to three children, Jessica (Zachary) Baird, Tyler Franz, and Levi Adducchio of Fletcher. She also is survived by a grandson, Wyatt Baird, whom she adored. Left to mourn are her mother, Dorathea (Bill) Fortener, mother-in-law, Mary Adducchio; brothers, David (Robyn) Dunco, Doug Dunco, and Donald Dunco; brothers-in-law ,David Adducchio and Mark (Bonnie) Adducchio; sister, Jill Simones; and sisters-in-law, Lisa (Phil) Bennett and Christine (Scott) Spille. They are joined in grief by her many adoring nieces and nephews, along with an incalculable number of extended family and friends.
Janet attended the Fletcher United Methodist Church, and her steadfast faith touched many throughout her life. She graduated from Greenon High School in 1990 before receiving her associate's degree in nursing from Sinclair Community College in 1996. She worked as a devoted, talented, and caring nurse at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton and Wilson Hospital, Sidney.
Janet's vibrant, entertaining soul and generous, humble character was loved by every one she met, and she will be severely missed. She approached every obstacle in life with a smile and cheerful attitude, and she immensely enjoyed making fun memories with her friends and family.
She was preceded in death by her father, Robert M. Dunco; father-in-law, Patsy Paul Adducchio; and sister-in-law, Terry Ankeny.
A celebration of her life will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, in Fletcher United Methodist Church, 205 S. Walnut St., Fletcher, with the Rev. Andy Perry presiding. Burial will follow in Casstown Cemetery, North Children's Home Road, Casstown. The family will receive friends in the church from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. Thursday. In lieu of flowers, Janet wished for memorial contributions to be made to the Jack & Jill Foundation (www.jajf.org/donate) or to Thymic Cancer Research at Indiana University, 980 W. Walnut St., Indianapolis, IN 46020. Envelopes will be available in the church. Condolences to the family may be sent to www.shivelyfuneralhomes.com.
Published in Piqua Daily Call on Mar. 26, 2013