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Janice M. (Johnston) Quay

October 7, 1935 ~ March 11, 2018 (age 82)

Janice M. Quay, 82, of West Liberty and formerly of Belle Center, passed away peacefully Sunday afternoon, March 11, 2018, at Green Hills Care Center.  Janice was born in Lima on October 7, 1935, to the late Cyrus Emery and Thelma Louise (Ritter) Johnston.  


Janice was also preceded in death by a daughter Diana Brunner on January 21, 2014, a grandson Matthew Wolf, brother-in-law Tom McNutt, brother-in-law Bernie Sutterfield, sisters-in-law and their spouses Daisy and Ed Kindell and Penny and Stu Adams.


Janice was a 1953 graduate of Belle Center High School and obtained her Bachelor’s degree from Ohio Northern University and her Master’s degree from Wright State University.  She retired after 37 years, having taught at Belle Center, Indian Lake, and Benjamin Logan school systems.  Janice and her husband started the 8th grade trips to Washington, DC.  Janice enjoyed collecting Tumble Ups and Scottie Dog creamers.  She loved spending time with her family and taking trips with her grandchildren.


She was a member of the Belle Center United Presbyterian Church where she was as an Elder, a choir member and former head of the Vacation Bible School program.  


Janice is survived by her husband, Robert G. Quay, whom she married on June 5, 1955 at the Belle Center United Presbyterian Church.  She is also survived by children:  Debbie (Paul) Claassen of Bellefontaine and Doug (Julie) Quay of Rushsylvania; son-in-law David Brunner of Belle Center; nine grandchildren: Josh (Maggie) Wolf, Jenae (Dustin) Brewer, Sarah (Larry) Stirling, Natalie Claassen, Alicia (Cliff) Pickering, Brian (Shannon) Quay, Devyn, Drake, and Denay Brunner; ten great-grandchildren; two sisters: Joan McNutt of Hilliard, Jean (Dave) Rose of Belle Center; sister-in-law Rose Gunckel of Verona, Ohio; brother-in-law: Paul (Clara) Quay of Belle Center; sister-in-law Kris Sutterfield of Bellefontaine; a special friend at Green Hills Doris Leib;  and numerous nieces and nephews.


Friends may call at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, Belle Center, on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 from 3-7pm.  Pastor Kevin Lawler will officiate the funeral service on Thursday, March 15 at 11am at the Belle Center United Presbyterian Church, 202 Walnut St. Belle Center, OH  43310.  Burial will be at a later date in Fairview Cemetery, Belle Center.



Donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society- Dublin
5555 Frantz Rd., Dublin OH 43017

Charity of donor's choice

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