Janet Fay Strickler, 80, of Eaton, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at Vancrest Health Care Center in Eaton.
She was born on January 25, 1940, and was the third child of the late Harmon Eugene Strickler and Margaret Amanda (Longanecker) Strickler of Castine, Ohio.
In addition to her parents, Janet was preceded in death by an older sister, Phyllis Jean Strickler of Greenville.
Janet was an active member of the Ithaca Open Bible Church for over 60 years and loved planting flower gardens both at the church and at her home. She loved to crochet and knitted hundreds of hats for needy children.
She is survived by two sisters, Emma Joyce (Strickler) Maglott of Kettering, Ohio, and Patsy Ruth (Strickler) Whye of Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania; and one brother Charles Russell Strickler of Castine; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service at Castine Cemetery, conducted by Reverend David Fox, pastor of the Ithaca Open Bible Church, will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, March 30, 2020.
Funeral arrangements are being made by Tribute Funeral Homes, New Madison campus.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions, specified for missionaries, may be sent in Janet's name to the Ithaca Open Bible Church, 6711 Cross Street, Ithaca, Ohio 45304.