Janice C. Smith

June 5, 1942 – February 25, 2013

Stayton – Janice, 70, died Monday, February 25 in Salem. She was born at home on Old Mehama Road in Stayton to Harvey and Cecilia (Silbernagel) Fery, living here her entire life. Janice worked as an administrative assistant at the Oregon Highway Department for 16 years until her retirement. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Stayton, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Circle and the Altar Society.

Janice enjoyed gardening in her fruit orchard and large yard, crocheting quilts, sewing and making her own clothes, bowling and coupon rebating. She loved babysitting her two grandchildren who were very important to her. Also, her special lap dog Bailey. Janice married Clark E. Smith on May 18, 1974 in Stayton.

She is survived by her husband: Clark of Stayton; sons: Shilo (Tiffany) Smith of Lyons, Eric (Angela) Smith of Stayton and Steven (Jennifer) Smith of Jefferson; brother Joe (Karen) Fery of Scio; sisters: JoAnn Robson of Keizer and Jeanette (Larry) Griesenauer of Salem; and loving granddaughter, Emily and loving grandson Yonatan “Yoni”.

The family would like to thank the Salem Hospital Intensive Care Unit for the loving care they gave to Janice.  Vigil will be Monday, March 4, 2013 at 5:30 pm and Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 11:00 am both at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Stayton. Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Stayton. Contributions may be made to the Disabled & Paralyzed Veterans of America, the Church or St. Mary. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.


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