Janice E. Shryock

| December 10, 2012

COSHOCTONJanice Eileen Shryock, 86, a resident of Autumn Health Care on Otsego Ave., died December 9, 2012 at the care center.

She was born Sept. 3, 1926 in Warsaw to the late Donald and Lela (Guthrie) Johnston.   She married Harris M. Shryock on Feb. 10, 1946, who preceded her in death on Aug. 17, 2008.  She was a 1944 graduate of Warsaw High School, and also the Coshocton Business School.  She was employed at City Loan in Coshocton, as a clerk for Bethlehem Twp., and also was a secretary at River View High School.  She was a member of the Keene United Methodist Church, a former Sunday School and Vacation Bible School teacher at the former Mt. Zion Methodist Church, a co-founder with her husband and Bob & June Mowery of the Bowman Station 4-H club, and a past President of the Land of Lakes Wally Byam Caravan Club.  She loved reading and traveling, visiting every state in the country except Hawaii.  She previously wintered at Traveler’s Rest, Dade City, FL.

She is survived by two sons, Roger (Susan) Shryock of London, and Dane (Amy Bice Finton) Shryock of Coshocton, a daughter, Faith (Thomas Sr.) Ridenbaugh of Coshocton, five grandchildren, Darcie (Jason) Gard of Heath, Janna (Jeff) Stanford of Sunbury, Julie (Mike) Poretta of Westerville, Diane Shryock MacDonald of Coshocton, and Robert (Jeni) Wells of Ft. Bliss, TX, two step grandchildren; Tammy Ward of Lewis Center,  and Tommy (Darcy McCoy) Ridenbaugh of Walhonding, six great-grandchildren, four step great-grandchildren, a sister, Jane Lahmers of New Philadelphia, four nieces and one nephew.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Johnston.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday Dec. 13, 2012 at the Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw with Rev. Dairel Kaiser officiating.  Burial will follow at Coshocton Co. Memory Gardens.  Calling hours are from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, and until service time on Thursday at the funeral home.  www.fischerfuneralhome.com

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the River View High School Scholarship Fund, 26496 SR 60N, Warsaw, OH 43844, First Step, 604 Walnut St., Coshocton, OH 43812, or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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