Janice M. Riley, 66, of Norwalk, died Tuesday morning, May 15, 2007, in Fisher-Titus Medical Center.
She was born Aug. 30, 1940, in Mt. Vernon (Knox County), Ohio. She moved to this area in 1978 after living in the Columbus area for 30 years. She was a former employee of Gaymont Nursing Center and K-Mart, and also provided home health care. She enjoyed reading and her pet dog.
She is survived by daughters, Renee Swartz of Canal Winchester, Ohio, Christine Kelly of Columbus and Denise Blessing of Pickerington, Ohio; stepdaughters, Stacy (Ted) Heitsche of Collins, Darla Miller of Lorain, and Sharon Grodi of Norwalk; stepsons, Scott and Terri Riley of Norwalk and Drew Riley of Norwalk; brother, Gerald Jenkins of Belleair, Md.; her sisters, Joyce Hartle of Sandusky and Linda Herner of Norwalk; and 16 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, David, in 2000 and by her stepson, David "Butch" Riley in 1997.
Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Thursday in Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk, where funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday. Burial will be in St. Paul Cemetery, Norwalk.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 10501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106.