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Janet E. Siekkinen

November 17, 2017

Obituary

Janet E. Siekkinen, age 86, formerly of Canfield, Ohio, died on November 17, 2017 at Blossom Hill Care Center in Huntsburg, Ohio. She had been a resident there since March of this year. Janet was born on November 27, 1930 in Youngstown, Ohio, the daughter of Harry G. and Mary Evelyn (Lyons) Lewis. Janet was a 1948 graduate of Liberty High School and she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wooster College in 1952. Prior to her marriage, Janet worked at the Strauss Hershberg Department Store. She was a member of the Canfield United Methodist Church for over 50 years, gladly volunteering wherever needed. For decades, Janet enjoyed bowling on the local Canfield bowling league. Other favorite activities included spending time with dear friends, card club, making latch hook rugs, square dancing club, and canoeing. Being a wife, mother, grandmother, and homemaker were her greatest pleasures. Janet is survived by her husband George (Tom) Siekkinen, whom she married on September 19, 1953; recently celebrating 64 years of marriage. She is also survived by their two children; daughter, Sheila (Fred) Wright of Middlefield,OH, and son, Bruce (Yvette) Siekkinen of Clarkston, MI, 6 grandchildren: Corey, Thomas, and Angelyn Wright and Rachel, Sarah, and Ethan Siekkinen. Her grandson, Spencer Wright, preceded her in death. Calling hours will be held on Saturday, November 25, 2017, from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at the Canfield United Methodist Church, 27 S. Broad St., Canfield, OH, where the funeral service will start at 11:00 AM. A luncheon in the church hall will immediately follow the service. Burial will take place in Kinsman Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made in Janet’s honor to the Canfield United Methodist Church, 27 South Broad St., Canfield, Ohio 44406 or online at http://canfieldumc.org/resources-2/donations, or the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 74924,Cleveland, OH 44194-1007 or online at http://act.alz.org/site/TR?pxfid=450688&pg=fund&fr_id=1060, or Hospice of Western Reserve, 17876 St Clair Ave, Cleveland, OH 44110 or online at https://secure2.convio.net/hwr/site/Donation2?df_id=1701&1701.donation=form1 Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, Kinsman,OH, handled arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.baumgardnerfuneralhomes.com

Service Information


Cemetery

Kinsman Cemetery
Church St.
Kinsman OH 44428


Visitation

Saturday, November 25 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Canfield United Methodist Church
27 S. Broad St.
Canfield OH 44406


Service

Saturday, November 25 2017
11:00 AM

Canfield United Methodist Church
27 S. Broad St.
Canfield OH 44406

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