Janet Marie Morasco

July 05, 1935 ‒ June 10, 2013

Detroit, Michigan

Janet Marie Morasco, 77, of Galion, died Monday, June 10, 2013 at Galion Community Hospital after declining health.

Born July 5, 1935 in Detroit, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Tess Anderson Rinke. She was preceded in death on Sept. 19, 2010 by her husband, Eugene “Gene” Morasco whom she married on July 18, 1951.

She is a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galion and was a volunteer for HomeCare Matters Hospice, Contact of Crawford County and various functions at St. Joseph Catholic Church. She previously worked at Walden Books in the Richland Mall and later worked as a seamstress at the former Caleb V. Smith Company in Galion.

Janet is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Regina and Philip Metzger of Rockford, Ill.; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Michael “Mic” Morasco of Yuma, Ariz., Christopher and Terrie Morasco of Alpine, Wyo., Matthew Morasco and Ashley Butler of Galion, Vincent Morasco and Mary McCammon of Galion and eight grandchildren, Jason Kochheiser, Olivia Morasco, Seanna Morasco, Nicole Morasco, Matthew Morasco, Cara Morasco, Sara Morasco and Thomas Morasco and four great-grandchildren, Ian Kochheiser, Seth Towns, Rylynn Meyers and Maxx Kochheiser.

In addition to her parents and husband she is preceded in death by one brother, Leonard Rinke and one sister, Velma Blakley Bessey.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galion with Father John Miller, celebrant. The family will receive friends following the funeral Mass at St. Joseph Parish Activity Center.

Memorial contributions may be made to the HomeCare Matters Hospice, P.O. Box 327, Galion, Ohio 44833 or to Contact Crawford County, P.O. Box 631, Bucyrus, Ohio 44820.