Janice E. Davis

Janice E. Davis, age 84, of Summit Township, died at her home on Thursday, March 21, 2013. Born in Erie on October 27, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Edward J. Seblom Sr. and Ethel E. Kuhn Seblom. Janice will be remembered by her children as being a great mom and a selfless and giving person who loved her grandchildren and enjoyed many friends. For pleasure, she would take walks with her friends, and she liked to read and work on puzzles. She was a member of the Summit United Methodist Church and its Women's Organization. Family members include those that have preceded her in death: her husband, Donald I. Davis, whom she married October 24, 1952, and who died February 27, 1999; an infant daughter; a sister, Elaine C. Erdely; and a brother, Edward J. Seblom Jr. Surviving family members include two daughters: Linda Davis of Summit Township, and Laura O'Connell of Millcreek and her fiancé, Harri Siren of Finland; a son, Tracy Davis and his wife Jan of Lafayette, Calif.; and four grandchildren: Shelby and Spencer Davis, and Justin and Brandon O'Connell. A memorial service, officiated by Rev. Lee Pomeroy, will be held at Summit United Methodist Church, 1510 West Townhall Road, Erie, on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be private in Edinboro Cemetery. Memorials may be made to VNA Hospice, 2253 W. Grandview Blvd., Erie, PA 16506, or to the Humane Society of NWPA, 2407 Interchange Rd., Erie, PA 16505. Online condolences may be shared at www.vanmatrefuneralhome.com.


Published in the Erie Times-News on Mar. 24, 2013