CLARK, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Janet L. Saxon, 87, of Clark, Pennsylvania, passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, in her home, surrounded by her loving family.
Janet was born on June 14, 1932, to Lonon Floyd and Bessie Justine (Walton) Smith in Meadville, Pennsylvania.
She was a graduate of Meadville High School.
Janet was affectionately known by her family as a devoted housewife and homemaker.
On July 17, 1954, she married her husband, John Michael Saxon, who survives at home.
She was a member of Clark Trinity United Methodist Church.
Janet enjoyed modeling for various companies, gardening and traveling with her husband. She was a very talented artist creating works in paintings and drawings. She cherished her pets and furry friends. Most important to her was spending time with her family and particularly her grandchildren.
Janet is survived by her loving husband, John M. Saxon; daughters, April (Gary) Lazor of Jupiter, Florida and Brenda Tishov of Sharpsville, Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Christopher Joseph of Sharon, Pennsylvania and Jessica (Christopher) Clark of Hubbard, Ohio; brothers, Carl (Elsie) Smith of Meadville, Pennsylvania and Elmer Smith of Meadville, Pennsylvania and also her nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by father, Lonon Floyd Smith; mother, Bessie Justine Smith; daughter, Michelyn Saxon, who passed away September of 2017; sister, Maxine Raffle and brothers, Lonon Smith and Daniel Smith.
Friends may call Sunday, December 1, 2019, from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Sherman Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 2201 Highland Road, Hermitage, Pennsylvania. A final prayer will be held at the end of calling hours.
Burial will take place in St. Michael Byzantine Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Heartland Hospice Care, 3871 E. State Street, Hermitage, PA 16148 or the ASPCA in memory of Janet.