CANFIELD, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Janice Ruth Paszko, 82, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, August 12, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Hospital with her husband by her side.
She was born on April 11, 1939, in Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania the only child of the late Karl Y. and Dorothy R. (Speer) Galley.
On June 11, 1994, she was united in marriage to Stan Paszko with whom she shared 27 years, 2 months and 1 day of marriage.
A graduate of Ramsey High School, Janice continued her education at Youngstown State University receiving a BS in Education in 1975.
She was a dedicated special education teacher for the Maplewood School District for 30 years retiring in 2004.
Through the years she was a choir member in many local churches: Chestnut Ridge Church of God in Hubbard, Ohio where she was a featured soloist and even recorded an album of Christmas songs. Also, she was a choir member at St. Patrick’s Church in Hubbard, Ohio, at St. Charles Church in Boardman, Ohio and at St. Michael’s Church in Canfield, Ohio.
Janice enjoyed doing yardwork, reading scriptures, going to car cruise-ins, visiting National Parks and spending time with her husband.
She is survived by her loving husband, Stan; children, Deborah (Steve) Walsh and Douglas (Gabriela) Switzer; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Mass will be held Saturday, August 21 at St. Michael’s Church in Canfield at 10:00 a.m. followed by visitation at 11:00 a.m. in the church hall.
Arrangements handled by Lane Family Funeral Homes. To leave condolences to the family please visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com.
In lieu of flowers make donations at Conservancyforcvnp.org/donate.
A television tribute will air Tuesday, August 17 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.