Janice M. Franco 1939-2013

WARREN – Janice Marie Franco, 73, of Warren for 50 years, passed away at 3:33 a.m. Monday, July 15, 2013, at her daughter’s home in Cortland after a battle with lung cancer.

She was born July 18, 1939, in Myersdale, Pa., the daughter of the late Frank and Ruby Compton Steinly.

She married Frank Franco on May 9, 1960.

She was a graduate of Newton Falls High School, and was a homemaker and family caregiver.

Janice is survived by her daughters, Jacqueline R. (Dale) Bell of Cortland and Mary Ann (Joseph) Vaughn; brothers, Ray, Ervin, Bill, Glen and Donald Steinly; grandson, Jamie (Holly) Bell of Florida; granddaughter, Rachel Bell of Tennessee; and great-grandchildren, Alexandra, Taylor, Noah and Dominick.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Franco, July 15, 2002; her parents; and six sisters, Beulah Schrock, Freda Laverne, Lucille Wilder-Mann, Doretha Lohr, Eva Kellar and Maxine Steinly.

Services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Maranatha Church, 2570 Elm Road Extension N.E., Cortland, OH 44410, where Pastor Woody Cavender will officiate. Friends may visit one hour prior to the service.

Janice will be laid to rest in Pineview Memorial Park, Warren.

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