Janice I. Rodgers Kalicky, 57, of Girard, died unexpectedly on Sunday, February 23, 2014, at her home, of natural causes. She was born on October 21, 1956 in New Castle, Pa., a daughter of Donna J. Sickafuse Rodgers and the late J. Stewart Rodgers.
She graduated from Girard's Rice Avenue Union High School in 1974, and studied at Alliance College in Cambridge Springs, later receiving an Associate of Science Degree in Business at Erie Business Center. Janice began her career at Tru-Temper in Lake City, then was employed by the Girard Borough Office, Lockwood Dodge, Gary Miller Chevrolet, and most recently, worked in Accounts Payable at PHB Machining and Molding.
She was a member of the Girard Yellowjackets Sports and Band Boosters and was a charter member of "OHA." Janice loved being a mother and enjoyed attending all her children's events, and spending time poolside with her family.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by two sisters-in-law, Lilly Jones and Eileen White.
She will be deeply missed by her mother, Donna J. Rodgers; her devoted husband, Julius C. Kalicky, whom she married on June 21, 1980; her son, Jake C. Kalicky, all of Girard; and her daughter, Jenna C. Kalicky of St. Marys, Pa. She is further survived by her sister, Kathy A. Bible (Ed) of E. Springfield; her brother, Jim Rodgers (Jaci) of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.; her sister-in-law Mary Kathryn Kalicky of Girard; brother-in-law John Kalicky (Lorrie) of Cranesville; sister-in-law Diane Eddy (Jim) of North East and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call on Thursday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. at Edder Funeral Home, Inc., 309 Main St. East, Girard. Service will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. at the Girard Alliance Church, 229 Rice Ave., Girard, with Rev. Clyde Davis officiating.
Memorials may be made to A. F. Dobler Hose & Ladder Co., 37 Walnut St., Girard, PA 16417.
Published in the Erie Times-News from Feb. 25 to Feb. 26, 2014