Janet Stella Ward was born in West Burlington, March 2, 1923, one of five children of the late James Warren and Bertha Elizabeth (Herda) Ward.
After graduating from Troy High School, Janet worked as a grocery store clerk while waiting for her sweetheart’s return from WWII. On Sept. 18, 1945, she married Carl Duane Terry in Canton. They were blessed with nearly 65 devoted years of marriage and raised two daughters before his passing in 2010.
Janet attended the East Canton United Methodist Church and was a member of Canton’s V.F.W Auxiliary 714.
Caring for family and home was most important in Janet’s life. She was usually busy with a project or interest and especially enjoyed being an avid gardener for many years, reading and cooking.
Surviving are daughters, Mary Miller Jones (Bill), Canton and Janet (Lee) Ordway, Apple Valley, CA; grandsons, Carl (Melissa) Shultz, Hershey, Sean (Olga) Ordway and Lance Ordway all of Apple Valley; great granddaughter, Madison Shultz; many nieces, nephews and cousins; also, special caregiver, Julie Barnes.
Funeral service was held on Jan. 20, at Pepper Funeral Home & Cremation Facility, Canton with Rev. Dr. Dianne Bentley officiating the funeral and Jasper Smith assisting.
Burial followed in Park Cemetery.
Those who wish may consider a memorial in Mrs. Terry’s name to East Canton U.M. Church at 5791 Rt. 414 Canton, PA 17724.
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