Janice Fennessy
1946 - 2021
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MOUNT CARMEL - Janice Fennessy, 74, of Mount Carmel, and formerly a Locustdale resident, passed away Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at the Mount Carmel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born in Fountain Springs, April 15, 1946, a daughter of the late James and Mildred Guinther Fennessy.

Janice was a graduate of the former Ashland Area Joint High School, Class of 1964, and McCann School of Business, where she attained an associate in business.

Janice was a member of the Grace Independent Evangelical Church, Locustdale, and was employed for 35 years as an office supervisor for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Treasury Department, in Harrisburg. Following her employment in Harrisburg, she was employed as a ticket taker for the Pioneer Tunnel tourist attraction, in Ashland, until her retirement.

Janice is survived by two sisters, Sallianne Fennessy, of Enola, and Margaret Dobson, of Sun City, Arizona; her brother, John Fennessy and his wife, Susan, of Chesterfield, Michigan; and nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by a twin sister, Janet; and a brother, James Fennessy.

FENNESSY - Janice Fennessy, 74, of Mount Carmel, and formerly a Locustdale resident. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial funeral service, at noon Saturday at the Grace Independent Church, Locustdale, with the Rev. Rose Marquardt, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Citizen's Cemetery, Lavelle. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Go to www.Fritzfuneralhome.com. All COVID-19 mandates, including facial coverings, social distancing and crowd limitations will be adhered to. The Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in The News Item on Apr. 20, 2021.
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April 18, 2021
My sincerest condolences to Jan´s family. She was a wonderful person and my husband Al loved her (he had passed)my sons and I were very fond of Jan and heaven is getting themselves a little fireball. Look out St Peter.
Barbara Verna
April 15, 2021
Deepest Sympathy! Jan was always a nice and kind person! Heaven got an angel this week!
Lisa and Randy Boyer
April 15, 2021
Deepest sympathy! Jan was a great friend!
Bob & Joan Minnich
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