Janette L. Saunders
October 05, 1937 ‒ December 01, 2016
Janette L. Saunders, age 79 of Centerburg, passed away Thursday evening December 1, 2016 at Centerburg Pointe in Centerburg,
She was born on October 5, 1937 in Porter Township to the late Clinton A. and Lola I. (McCloskey) Metzger. She was a 1955 graduate of Big Walnut High School and a member of the Centerburg Church of Christ. Janette was a retired bank teller with First Knox Bank with 20 years of service.
Janette enjoyed singing and was a member of the Sweet Adelines Dogwood Blossoms Chapter in Mount Vernon of which she was a charter member and lifelong member. She enjoyed singing in the chorus and travel. Janette’s proudest achievement was her marriage of 59 years, raising her four daughters and her family. Janette enjoyed watching The Ohio State Buckeyes, Cleveland Browns and the Cleveland Indians.
She is survived by her husband of almost 59 years: William “Bill” Saunders; daughters: Donna (Larry) Dowis of Centerburg, Debra (John Randall) Thompson of Fredericktown, Darlene Saunders of Centerburg, Dianne (Dale) Schoenfelt of Jacksonville, FL; 10 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren; sisters: Patricia Johnson of Sunbury, Norma (Lloyd) Lane of Cardington, Mary Wilson of Mount Gilead, Sandra Metzger of Sunbury.
Preceded in death by grandson: Jason Thompson
Friends may call Sunday from 2-5 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury where services will be held Monday 11 a.m. with Evangelist Fred Albrecht officiating. Interment will follow in the Eastview Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to: Centerburg Church of Christ, 3830 Columbus Road, Centerburg, Ohio 43011 or Capital City Hospice, 1650 Watermark Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43215.
The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the Saunders Family and condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.