Welcome to the memorial page for

Janet L. (Griffey) Root

June 23, 1933 ~ October 1, 2017 (age 84)

Janet L. (Griffey) Root, age 84, of Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away at 2:15 P.M. Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Logan Acres Care Center in Bellefontaine. She was born in Franklin County Ohio June 23, 1933, to the late Otto E. and Kathryn (Mohler) Griffey.

On January 28, 1955, she married Stuart Gene Root and he survives. She is also survived by a son, Mark (Rosanna) Root of Lancaster, Ohio; a daughter, Teri (Donald) Murad of Perrysburg, Ohio; grandchildren, Casey (Amy) Root, Shane Root (Rosee Cooper), and Kristen Murad; six great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. 

Janet was a member of the Lutheran faith. She graduated from Hamilton Township in 1952. Janet spent twenty nine years as a secretary for Hamilton Tanks. She loved animals and enjoyed flowers, crafts, and her time on the lake feeding the ducks and birds. She loved spending time with her family. A beautiful light has gone out and all who loved her will miss her. 

Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 5 to 7 P.M. at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Bellefontaine.

Pastor Edward Engelbrecht will officiate the funeral service at 10:30 A.M. Thursday October 5, 2017, at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church located at 80 E. Markison Ave. in Columbus, Ohio.

Burial will take place at the Harrison Township Cemetery located off State Route 23, South of State Route 316 in the village of South Bloomfield.

The funeral arrangements are in care of the staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Bellefontaine.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Charity of donor's choice

 Service Information

October 4, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home of Bellefontaine
321 N. Main St.
Bellefontaine, OH 43311

Funeral Service
October 5, 2017

10:30 AM
Emmanuel Lutheran Church
80 E. Markison Ave.
Columbus, OH 43207

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