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Janet L. Smith

February 19, 1946 ~ March 11, 2020 (age 74)


Janet L. Smith, 74, of Ford City, died Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in Our Family Home Personal Care, Ford City.

She was born February 19, 1946, in Kittanning, to the late Harold and Blanche (Fiscus) Say.

Janet was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Kittanning. She worked for Armstrong Care, retiring in 2011.  She was a life social member of the Ford City VFW, and a member of the Kittanning Elks.

She enjoyed doing needlepoint, crocheting, reading, doing crossword puzzles, and going to Florida.

Surviving are three daughters, Judy (Ed) Germy of Ford City, Karen (Mike) Shearer of Kittanning, and Beth (Bart) Rothen of Ford Cliff; grandchildren, Nikki (Marc) Schneider, Eddie (Emily) Germy III,  Celine Germy, Heather Stiles, Gabby Shearer, and Dylan Smith; great-grandchildren, Molly Schneider,  Margot Schneider, Ellie Germy,  Elena Germy, and Eliza Germy; brothers, Richard (Peggy) Say of Ford City and James K. (Eva) Say of Ford City; and a sister, Carolyn Baker of Florida.  She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Janet was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Mervin L. Smith; one sister, Betty L. Baker; and one brother, Fred Say.

Friends will be welcomed at the Welch Funeral Home, 1032 Fourth Avenue, Ford City, on Friday from 5-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday at 10 a.m., with Rev. Matt Cornman officiating. Interment will follow in Lawn Haven Burial Estates, Worthington.

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March 13, 2020

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Welch Funeral Home
1032 4th Ave
Ford City, PA 16226

Funeral Service
March 14, 2020

10:00 AM
Welch Funeral Home
1032 4th Ave
Ford City, PA 16226

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