Janice M. Smith, 78, was called home to her Lord on April 30, 2020. She is survived by her husband of 58 years Marvin, two sons Mark (Cathy) Smith and Dan (Michele) Smith, 3 grandchildren Cody Smith, Rachel (Corey) Stanton and Noah Smith, sisters Marlene (Jim) Maus and Cindy (David) Watkins, many nieces and nephews and a dear friend Donna Manning. Janice was predeceased by her parents Charles and Margaret Plymale, her sister Beverly Plymale-Taft and brother Kenneth Plymale. She worked at Johnson Camping for 23 years, retiring in 1999. Janice enjoyed knitting and sewing, having made many clothes, mittens and more for her family. She was an awesome cook and loved trying new recipes. She was a devoted member of the Conklin Forks United Methodist Church and enjoyed cooking for shut-ins.
A memorial service will be held 11:30 am Saturday August 29 at the family home, 146 Gratsinger Rd. Conklin, NY. A luncheon will follow. A private family viewing was held at the Hopler & Eschbach Funeral Home. Please make a donation to the Alzheimer's Association in her memory. Please sign her guestbook atwww.HEFUNERALHOME.com
The Fallen Limb
A limb has fallen from the family tree
I hear a voice that whispers, ‘Grieve not for me’
Remember the best times, the laughter, the songs
The good I lived while I was strong
Continue my heritage, I’m counting on you
Keep on smiling, the sun will shine through.
My mind is at ease, my soul is at rest
Remembering all…how I was truly blessed
Continue traditions, no matter how small
Go on with your lives, don’t stare at the wall
I miss you all dearly so keep up your chin
Until that fine day we’re together again.
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