Lorraine A Janes

Born: Thu., Jun. 9, 1927
Died: Mon., Sep. 2, 2019


Interment

Location: North East Cemetery


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Lorraine A. Janes, age 92, passed away on September
2, 2019 in Orlando, Fla. Lorraine was born on June
9, 1927 in Ripley, N.Y. to the late Russell J. Smith and
Annie Elvie (Hancock) Smith.
Lorraine was Salutatorian of the
1945 graduating class of Ripley
Central School where she was also
a Song Leader.
Lorraine enjoyed fruit and grape
farming while in Ripley. Throughout
her life, she loved working
with children and volunteered as
a Troop Leader in the Girl Scouts
of Citrus Council for many years
in Orlando. She also partnered
with Mayor Glenda Hood to establish the Lake Wade
Neighborhood Association.
Lorraine always took great pleasure in lending a
helping hand to anyone in need. She will be dearly
missed by her family and friends.
Besides her husband Robert (Bob) to whom she was
married on January 21, 1950 for 69 years, Lorraine
was proceeded in death by her two brothers, Russell
Smith and Jerome (Joe) Smith of Ripley. Lorraine
is survived by her daughter, Kathy Evans and son,
William Janes. She is further survived by her grandchildren
Robert, Jessica & William Janes and Tony
Shields.
Interment will be held at North East Cemetery, Pa.
at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Lorraine’s memory
may be made to the Salvation Army or the Girl Scouts
of America. Funeral arrangements are by the William
D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 S. Lake St., North East, Pa.

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