WOOSTER Janice Kay Garver, 74, of Wooster passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at her home.
She was born in Wooster March 27, 1939, the daughter of Edward and Arlieen Walton Swartz. She married Paul D. Garver on March 9, 1965. He preceded her in death on October 22, 2010.
She graduated from Wooster High School in 1957 and was the secretary to the manager of the Wooster Auto Club from 1957-1967. She was the owner of Waterwheel Lawn Ornaments from 1978-1985, Nan-Nan to family members and was a member of the Central Christian Church.
She is survived by a son, William D. Garver; her siblings, Edward L. (Sharon) Swartz, Robert Swartz and Karen (J.C.) Hostettler; a brother and sister-in-law, Phillip K. (Jeanne) Garver; nieces and nephews, Mark Swartz, Scott (Huisuk) Swartz, Amy (John) Pisani, Beth (Mike) Jewell, Jill (Dan) Woods, Natalie Swartz, Johneen (Mike) Gordon, Jolene (Kevin) Young, Stephanie (Rod) Sigler and Mitchell K. Garver.
Great nieces and nephews; Mia and Katie Swartz, Nathan and Isabelle Pisani, Emily, Tyler and Sam Jewell, Johna and Erin Gordon, A.J. and Kate Young and Ben Sigler.
Special family, Barry, Jo, Nick (Sarah) and Jared (Lindsey) Welch; special friends Rick (Mary) Maurer and Genny Wagers.
Friends will be received at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster on Friday, January 24, 2014 from 5-8:00 p.m and 1 hour prior to the time of the service at the Church
Services will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Central Christian Church, 407 N. Market St., Wooster with the Rev. Jane Stout officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary Cemetery.
Those who wish may make contributions to LifeCare Hospice, 2525 Back Orrville Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.
Life Care Hospice, 2525 Back Orrville Rd., Wooster, OH 44691
Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Central Christian Church, 407 N. Market St., Wooster.
Friends will be received on Friday, January 24, 2014 from 5-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home and 1 hour prior to the time of the service at the Church on Saturday.