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Janet Ross

May 4, 1926 ~ September 17, 2021 (age 95)


Janet Ross, 95, a lifetime resident of Wabash, passed away at 6:50 a.m. on Friday, September 17, 2021, at Peabody Retirement Home in North Manchester.  She was born on May 4, 1926, in Wabash, to the late Von and Eunice (Ply) Kreps.

Janet married Thomas E. Ross on February 11, 1955; he passed away on April 24, 2015.  She worked at General Tire in Wabash.  Janet was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Wabash.

Janet is survived by one son, Richard (Rebecca) Hawley, of Huntington; three grandchildren, Amy (Donald) Pyatt, of Warren, Aaron Hawley, of Huntington, and Anna (Caleb) Harper, of Oklahoma City; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Daniel K. Hawley, one grandson, Daniel Hawley and her first husband, Richard E. Hawley.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at Matlock Cemetery in Wabash County.

Preferred memorials are to Parkview Hospice, 1900 Carew Street, Suite 6, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805.

McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana, 46992, has been trusted with Janet Ross' final arrangements. 

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Graveside Service
October 17, 2021

2:00 PM
Matlock Cemetery
S. Old State Road 15
Wabash, IN 46992

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