Janis was born on March 9, 1930 in Towanda, PA, daughter of the late Harry and Lena (Lafy) Heckman. She was a Towanda High School graduate and was Assistant Manager at American Silk Label in Troy, PA. Janis was an avid bowler, bowling on several leagues in both Canton and Troy, enjoyed things like mowing her lawn and gardening, and loved all aspects of nature and its creatures.
Janis is survived by her daughter Christy K. (James) Pazzaglia of Columbia Cross Roads, her grandchildren: Justin S. (Meghan) Leonard, Amie S. Leonard, Brock J. (Jaquelyn) Everts, Jamie L. Pazzaglia, Megan A. Pazzaglia, and Krista C. Pazzaglia, her brothers: Richard (Sharon) Heckman, John “Jack” (Marge) Heckman, and James Heckman, her step children including Carolanne Dibble, several nieces and nephews, and her beloved pets. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother June Heckman.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Janis’ memory to the National Wildlife Federation PO Box 1583, Merrifield VA 22116-1583.
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