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Janet B. McClain


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Janet B. McClain

AGE: 90 •

Janet was born on June 23, 1927 and passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017. Janet was a resident of Greencastle, Pennsylvania at the time of passing. She moved to Greencastle from New Castle, Delaware where she resided with her late husband Sidney, from 1958 to 2003. Living in Llangollen Estates she raised three children, joined the community's garden club and later became an active member of the Newark Senior Center.

Janet is survived by three children, Susan Clark of Barryville, NY, Chuck McClain of Greencastle, PA, and Penny Picciotti of Newport, DE. She was blessed with 8 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Sidney and an infant grandchild. Janet stayed current with her family via Facebook and the telephone. Since her passing, her Facebook page has been turned into a memorial page. We ask that family and friends post their memories and photos of Janet there.

Janet was a homemaker first, while her children were young, and then worked in retail at Strawbridge and Clothier in Christiana, DE. She was active in her church, community, and children's schools. After moving to Greencastle she remained active in church, senior center and was a member of ladies VFW auxiliary.

A Memorial service was held at Greencastle Presbyterian Church, 57 W. Baltimore St. Greencastle PA, on Saturday July 1st at 10 AM. Graveside services will be held at Christiana Presbyterian Church, 15 N Old Baltimore Pike, Christiana DE on July 9th, at 1 PM. At 11:30 AM the Presbyterian Women of the church will hold a luncheon at the Hall Memorial building next to the church. In lieu of flowers Janet has asked that any memorial contributions be made to Christiana Presbyterian Church for the renovation of the Bell Tower. Officiating the graveside service will be the Reverend Douglas Beltzner.
Published in The News Journal from July 5 to July 7, 2017
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