MASURY, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Janice Marie Rankin, 72, of Masury, Ohio, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2020, in her home.
Janice was born March 25, 1948, in Sharon, a daughter of the late Harry and Mabel (McWhirter) Kimble.
She was a 1966 graduate of Sharon High School.
Janice was a former employee of CCL Container, Hermitage.
She loved socializing and being with her friends, especially enjoying a beer around a campfire. Janice also enjoyed going camping.
She is survived by a daughter, Sherri First and her husband, Todd and a son, James Rankin and his wife, Lisa, all of Masury; two grandchildren, Brittany Emery of Tennessee and James Rankin of Youngstown, Ohio; a great-grandchild, Kai Rankin and a sister, Pamela Leuzinger and her husband, Robert, of Florida.
In addition to her parents, Janice was preceded in death by her former husband, Louis V. Rankin; a daughter, Melissa Lemieux; a sister, Eleanor Stone and two brothers, Leroy and Norman Kimble.
The family suggests memorial contributions be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Calling hours will be from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, July at the J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1090 East State Street, Sharon, PA 16146.
A television tribute will air Monday, June 29, at the following approximate times: 6:43 a.m. WYTV, 9:32 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.