Janet C. Kelley

November 23, 1937 ‒ March 23, 2019

Ostrander, Ohio

Janet C. Kelley, 81, of Ostrander passed away Saturday morning, March 23, 2019 at her residence.

She was born November 23, 1937 in Delaware to the late Russell and Virginia (Taite) Chapman and graduated from Olentangy High School.

Janet owned and operated several businesses including Jan’s Bridal Shoppe and Treasure’s Forever in Delaware and Kelley’s Country Store and Ostrander Garden and Gifts in Ostrander. A great mom and grandmother, she enjoyed spending time with her family.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Linda (Chuck) Lowry of Ostrander, Terri (Mike) Schindewolf of Ostrander, Kelley Scott (Karen) Kelley of Florida, Brad (Nancy) Kelley of Ostrander, and Mike (Debbie) Kelley of Delaware; 22 grandchildren, April and Jeremy Scowden, Chet Lowry, Amie and Jordan Geyer, Phil and Jessica Schindewolf, Kenny and Casey Schindewolf, Tabitha Kelley, Hannah and Jason Mayes, Noah Kelley, Megan and Ryan Treptow, Matt Kelley, Markus Kelley, Chase and Angela Kelley, Cody and Christina Kelley, and Carly Kelley; 27 great-grandchildren; 11 step-grandchildren; sister, Betty Ann (Earl) Bringardner of Delaware.

In addition to her parents, Janet was preceded in death by her infant daughter Cinda Lou Kelley, companion Jerry Mossman and her former husband Ron Kelley.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 4 – 6 pm at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William Street), Delaware. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery at a later date.

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve the Kelley family.

To share a fond memory of Janet or to offer a condolence to her family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

  • What a beautiful tribute to a wonderful lady. My heart goes out to all of you. I will always remember her and think of her fondly. I am so sorry we have lost her. Please remember she will live on in all of you and we will never forget her. I wish you much love and peace.

    Kathy Glassburn

  • So very sorry for your loss. My heartfelt condolences to you all. I hope you can find comfort in Gods promise to restore our loved ones to us in the resurrection as set forth in the scriptures. Acts 24:15 and Revelation 21: 3,4 has been a comfort to me and hope it is to as well.

    Darla Rhoden

  • I believe that our mothers never leave us and that we honor them with both our tears and our laughter. Thinking of you, Scott and Brad, wishing you and your family grace during this time of change.

    Tom Reeder

  • Mike & I send our prayers and thoughts to all of the family. We know God has a special Angel in his
    Kingdom, that will be watching over her loved ones, from God’s Kingdom in the sky. Janet will always hold a special place in the Hopper family special memories , not just that her and Mike share Birthday’s, but your mom’s were neighbor’s in Delware, when Mike was born on her
    birthday. So many other blessed memories !

    We know in each of you, there are even more blessed family memories, that you all will cherish forever! This is not goodbye but only see you later my friend !

    God Bless to you all , we will continue our
    prayers, as we know this is a difficult time as you
    prepare to say not goodbye, but see you later to
    your loved one !

    Michael & Betty Hopper Family

  • Janet was a special lady. I remember Janet always had a smile on her face. You will be missed. My deepest sympathy to the family.

  • I am sorry to hear that you have lost your mother. Keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers. May God give your family strength and comfort at this time.