WOOSTER Emma Eleanor Janaway, 93, of Wooster and formerly of Big Prairie went to be with the Lord August 13, 2021 at the Wayne Co. Care Center.
She was born October 1, 1927 at Virden, Manitoba, Canada. She was the daughter of John and Martha Alice (Gee) Wythe. She attended Miniota High School and graduated from Birtle High School in 1949. Emma attended the University of Manitoba at Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
On July 21, 1950, she married Aubrey Shorty Janaway in London, Ontario, Canada.
Prior to her retirement, she had worked 37 plus years as a Retail Customer Service Clerk at Nichol s Department Store and then K-mart both in Wooster. She was a Girl Scout Leader and 4-H Advisor for a number of years.
She is survived by two daughters Lorinda Lori Gaines and Marleen (Randy) Schiefer; her long-time dear friend Sue Grossenbacher; a sister-in-law Joyce (John) Wythe as well as a number of nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her husband Aubrey, a daughter Eleanor Anne, her parents and a brother John A. Wythe.
Friends will be received on Friday, October 1, 2021 from 4-7:00 p.m. at the Mcintire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster with a Celebration of Life Service immediately following with Rev. Dr. Everett Caldwell officiating.
Thee service will be live streamed on the funeral home facebook page starting at 7:00 p.m.
Burial will be in the Nashville Cemetery.
In remembrance of Eleanor, memorial contributions may be made to the Wayne Co. Care Center Ladies Auxiliary, 876 S. Geyers Chapel Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to Ohio s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.
Wayne Co. Care Center ladies Auxiliary, 876 S. Geyers Chapel Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691
Friday, October 1, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.
Friday, october 1, 2021 from 4-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home