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Janet L. Zdelar

Zdelar, Janet L., 81, of Richland. Went to be with the Lord Feb. 8, 2017, at Conemaugh Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family.  Born January 9, 1936, in Johnstown.  Daughter of the late Delmas B. and Ida Mae (Harris) Faith.  Also, preceded in death by sister Dona Mae, brother Melvin and sister-in-law Nancy Faith.  Survived by husband of 61 years, Mark Zdelar; Children, Denise (Tony Aliquo), Mark (Alison Morgan) and Diane (Mike Bush); Grandchildren, Mark Alan (Lauren Voetsch), Christine, Anthony (fiancée Jess), Margaret and Miles; Great-Grandchild, Weylan.  Sister of Ron, Barry (Becky) and Susan (Russ Dunn).  Beloved sister-in-law Donna (James) Bell. Janet was a retired Teacher’s Aide with 32 years of service at Richland Elementary, Forest Hills Middle School and Westmont Middle School.  She attended Greater Johnstown Christian Fellowship Church.  Janet was involved in planning her 1954 Richland High School class reunions. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend who greatly enjoyed being with her children, grandchildren and family. After retirement, Mark and Janet loved to travel – going on cruises, bus trips and visiting their children.  Since she grew up in Richland Twp., she knew of and made many friends in her community.  The family all agree that she was “a tough old broad”. Friends received 6-8 PM Friday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland and from 12 Noon to time of service at 1 PM Saturday at Greater Johnstown Christian Fellowship Church. Pastor James Gay, officiating. Interment at Richland Cemetery. Family suggests donations to your favorite animal shelter or a children in need charity. (Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com)

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Dear Cousin Mark, Sending thoughts of love to you, Denise, Mark, and Diane at this sad time. Janet was so special and sweet. It meant the world to Amy, Zoe, and I when you two came down to spend the day with us when Dad (Uncle Joe) passed away. He dearly loved you and your father! Janet was the glue who always tried to keep the family together. Peace & comfort to you and all Janet's friends & family. thru Jesus Christ. Jan

Jan Zedlar Leib Feb 17 2017 12:00 AM

Donna and I read about your wife in the newspaper and wanted to send our sincere thoughts and prayers to you and your family. We always enjoyed talking with Janet.

George and Donna

George and Donna Borischak Feb 10 2017 12:00 AM

I haven't got the words to express what a loss she will be to me. She has been my neighbor, a 2nd mother to my kids, and a dear friend for almost 40 years. The world has lost a great lady but Heaven gained an angel. RIP dear Janet as you are over the Rainbow where dreams really do come true and bluebirds will sing especially for you. Love and will miss you forever.

Jeri Sedlmyrr Feb 10 2017 12:00 AM

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A GARDEN PATH was ordered on February 9, 2017

Expression of Sympathy Feb 9 2017 12:00 AM

We're so very sorry of Aunt Janet's passing. She was a big part of our lives for many many years, parties, holidays, picnics, shopping, going out to dinner. She loved life and she enjoyed being a social butterfly. She will be greatly missed by all of us. To know she's in heaven with Jesus (and my mom) it gives us so much comfort. Till we meet again Aunt J. love love love you!!!

Tom and Carole Merriman Feb 9 2017 12:00 AM

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A MONET'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was ordered on February 9, 2017

Expression of Sympathy Feb 9 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Janet Zdelar

Janet Blough (Russ and Susan cousin ) Feb 9 2017 12:00 AM

i met Janet through Susan . she always had a smile and a hello for you were ever you saw her be it wal-mart or or a family gathering. she always ask me how i was doing and about my grand kids. she was a warm and wonderful lady. my prayers and thoughts are with all of the family. RIP and i know her and Nancy are chatting away.

Janet Blough Feb 9 2017 12:00 AM