Janet L. Black

January 25, 1930 ‒ September 04, 2021

Marion, Ohio

Janet L. Black, age 91, of Marion passed away September 4, 2021 at Marion General Hospital.

Janet was born in Buffalo, New York to the late Charles Albert and Margaret ‘Peg’ (Dauphin) Way on January 25, 1939.  Janet grew up in Marion and graduated from Marion Harding High School in 1948.

Janet worked for more than 25 years at Sycon Corporation where she was the Human Resource Manager. She enjoyed her time spent with the Hand & Foot Card Club and was a Past State President for the Y Gradale.  Later in life, Janet was active in the Marion County Senior Center where she could often be found playing Bridge with her Card Club Friends or line dancing.

Janet will be greatly missed by her children, Connie Jean Black Thomas, Charles William Black (Jeanne), Paul Jeffery Black (Sharon); 9 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Joan Kreinbrink of Ottawa, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Janet was preceded in death by her husband, Paul E. Black on November 12, 2007, daughter, Joan L. Black Pinnick on April 16, 2018, son-in-law, Stephen Thomas on January 14, 2021, and two brothers.

Graveside services will be held at Caledonia Cemetery on Friday, September 10, 2021 at 2 pm with Father Kyle Tennant presiding.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Janet’s honor to St. Vincent de Paul of Marion.

Snyder Funeral Homes, Gunder/Hall Chapel is honored to serve Janet’s family.  Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

  • My Maternal Grandmother was Mary Elizabeth McGuire Woods. My Mother Lois spent a lot of time @ her Aunt Ethel and Uncle Bill’s house and their kids were more like brothers and sisters rather than cousins! I remember Janet very well @ the family reunions, etc. So sorry for your loss and prayers to the entire family! May she Rest In Peace! Sincerely, Mike, Becky and Mary Jo Lundquist,Marion.

    • Michael and family,
      Thank you for the memory. I remember very well the home made ice cream, pies and cousin fun.

  • I am a long time friend of Connie’s. So sorry to hear of your loss but releived that her frustrations, confusions and pain has ended. Thoughts and prayers for you all.

  • So many memories of your mom over the past 50 years! What stands out in my mind is her smile and her ‘larger-than-life’ presence. She always brought yummy food and a persona that added purpose to family gatherings that we were blessed to be a part of many times! There was never a doubt that Jan loved her family. May you all bask in the warmth of that love and the unity that is your family. Love you all. Dan & Jo Gardner

    • Thank you, Jo and Dan
      she loved the homemade ice cream and the fishing at any pond or lake with you, your family and us

  • Dearest Black family,
    There is no one in this world like your Mother. She was an exceptional woman and she will be forever in your hearts. Wishing you peace at this very difficult time.
    Love always, Laura Ann & Bruce

  • Connie and family– So sorry to hear of Janet’s passing.I have almost 50 years of memories of her and the family.One of the best is her and I eating sundies from Isleys while she was under the hair dryer!! Thoughts and prayers to the whole family. BILL & Connie Hopkins and family

    • HUGS, Connie,
      I have so many memories of you and mom! I giggle everytime I remember mom in her French roll hairdo and her telling you good luck with my sister and her hair.
      Please contact me as I would love to catch up!