Janice E. Spicher


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Janice E. Spicher, 66, of Tremont, died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013 at Geisinger Medical Center, with her family by her side.

Born in Tremont, November 17, 1946, she was a daughter of the late Edward O. and Madeline J. Deiter Ellinger.

She was a member of St. Peter's United Church, Tremont; a charter member of the Tremont American Legion Auxiliary. She was also a member of the former Tremont Ambulance Auxiliary, where she was past president and was also a member of the Joliett Fire Company.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon "Punch" Spicher, August 11, 1998; a brother, William Ellinger and a sister, Rose Thomas; two grandchildren, Shane Harner and Kayla Wertz; a step grandson, Matt Seitz.

Surviving are three daughters, Justine Leitzel, Tower City; Sonya Spicher, Pottsville and Doreen Zimmerman and her husband Robert, Coal Twp.; step-children, James Reher, Pine Grove and Lisa Cunningham, Berrysburg; one sister, Carole Wagner and her husband Jack, Mount Joy; 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 28 at 11 a.m. from the Chapel of the Dimon Funeral Homes, Inc., Tower City with Rev. Maureen Duffy-Guy officiating. Burial was in the German Reformed Cemetery, Tremont. To sign the guestbook visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com.

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