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Janice M. Kepner

January 2, 1926 - June 13, 2018


Towanda, Pennsylvania

Date of Death:

June 13, 2018



Birth Date:

January 2, 1926

Birth Place:

Sayre, Pennsylvania

Service Information:

Monday, June 18, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, NY



Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pennsylvania

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Janice M. Kepner

Janice M. Kepner, 92, formerly of Sayre, PA and of 603 William Street, Towanda, PA passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at Towanda Memorial Skilled Nursing Unit.

Janice was born on January 2, 1926 in Sayre, PA.  She was the daughter of the late William and Charlotte Champion Howey.  She was a graduate of Sayre High School and was employed by Grants and Sayre High School.  She was a member of Church of the Redeemer in Sayre where she was a member of the Alter Guild. 

She was predeceased by her husband, John E. Kepner, who she shared 64 years of her life with; her son, Jack Kepner; and her cousin, Charlotte Foster.  

Janice is survived by her dear cousin, Peggy Richards and her children, Sharon and David; her grandchildren, Renee (Rob) Wahl of Webster, NY; her grandson, J Kepner of Frisco Texas; great grandsons, Matthew Wahl of Albany, NY, Zachary Wahl of Rochester, NY and Alec Wahl of Webster, NY; also her daughter-in-law, Louise Kepner of Webster, NY; and sister-in-law, Shirley (Richard) Rhodes and family.

A celebration of Janice's life will be held Monday, June 18, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York with Pastor Melinda Artman officiating and burial to follow in Tioga Point Cemetery in Athens. Memorial donations may be made in Janice’s name to the Church of the Redeemer, 201 S. Wilbur Ave, Sayre, PA  18840.  Those wishing to send a message of sympathy to Janice’s family may visit our Facebook page or by sending a private message of sympathy in “Obituaries” at

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