Service measured not by GOLD,
                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE


Janet Lee Crites, 74, of Wooster passed away Monday, April 25, 2023 at Wooster Community Hospital.

She was born on May 13, 1948 in Weston, WV the daughter of Roscoe and Martha Hitt Pumphrey.  In 1979 she married Robert C. Crites. He survives.

Janet worked as a custodian for Wooster City Schools for over 15 years.  Her grandchildren were her world and she enjoyed spending every moment she could with them.

Along with her husband, she is survived by her children Martha Trujillo, Lorraine Trujillo both of Smithville, Robert (Samantha) Crites of Shreve; grandchildren Weston and Olivia Crites; brothers Michael (Cindy) Pumphrey, and Robert Pumphrey all of Wooster; sister Brenda Pumphrey of Massillon; uncle Roger Pumphrey; special nephew Justin Shallenberger of Wooster.

Janet was preceded in death by her parents and brother Roscoe Pumphrey, Jr.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, May 1, 2023 at 1:00 PM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster. Burial will follow in Wooster Cemetery.

Friends will be received on Sunday, April 30, 2023 from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or

Online condolences may be left for the family at


  1. Robert, Sammantha, Weston & Olivia and all your relatives, we are so sorry for your loss.

  2. Lorraine & Marcy I was overwhelmed with sadness to read that your mother had passed away.
    She was a beautiful lady. My thoughts and prayers are with you both.
    Love, Joyce


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