Janice W. Saunders

June 02, 1951 ‒ December 06, 2020

Marion, Ohio

Janice W. Saunders, age 69, of Marion, died Sunday, December 6, 2020 at Marion General Hospital.

Janice was born in Marion, Ohio on June 2, 1951 to the late Earnest and Ruth N. Shoffner.  Janice graduated from Harding High School.

On August 26, 1967 Janice married Garrett A. Saunders.  Together they shared more than 40 years together.  Garrett preceded Janice in death on September 12, 2007.

Janice worked at Walmart for many years and as a home health aide taking care of her son, Tommy.  She was a loving and giving woman, always putting the needs of others first.  She could often be found playing BINGO and playing with her grandchildren.

Janice is survived by her son, Greg “Poe Poe” (Dorothy “Doe Doe”) Saunders, grandchildren, Karena (Christopher) Luikart, Brock Saunders, Alexis Saunders, Kiki Powers, Carl Powers, and Tim Powers; great-grandchildren, Anna, Damian, Oliver, and Camden; and siblings, Ruth (Archie) Falkner and Earnest “Junior” (Jessie) Shoffner.

In addition to her parents and husband, Janice was preceded in death by her son Tommy J. Saunders.

Visitation will be held at Snyder Funeral Homes, Denzer Chapel (360 E. Center St., Marion) on Friday, December 11, 2020 from 10 until 12 pm.  A funeral will be held at the funeral home at 12 pm with Pastor Jerry Harrison officiating.  Burial will follow in Grand Prairie Cemetery.

Snyder Funeral Homes, Denzer Chapel is honored to serve Janice’s family.  Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

  • Janice will be terribly missed. I loved seeing her at Wal-Mart, she was hands down the quickest and best cashier that Marion Wal-Mart ever had.
    I am so sad to discover that she was nearly the exact same age as my mom and I’m just a couple months older than Tommy. Im sure his passing was a tremendous loss but I know he had an amazing mother. I give my sincere deepest sympathy to the family. I will miss and always remember Janice.

  • Janice, I will miss working with you. And I will miss our little talks too. It seems like a bad dream that won’t go away. I will always will miss you.

  • Janice was one of my favorite co-workers, always funny, helpful & kind. She will be very missed.

  • Janice I will miss your beautiful smile and working with you was always a blast definitely will feel empty miss you much

  • I use to work with Janice and walmart and i loved our breakroom chats. We would both come in grumbling about a customer and by the end of it we would both be laughing about it. I haven’t worked with her for awhile but I have missed those talks. Janice you will be missed by many but never forgotten.

  • My sincere condolences to all of her family. Janice was an amazing person. I have known her all of my life. She would always go beyond her job if something wasn’t right. She will be sadly missed.

  • You was one of my best friends and co worker at kable fullfil ment I will miss you dear friend rip

  • Prayers to the family in their time of sarrow and heart ache. Sorry for your loss she was a nice lady and will be missed.

  • Janice you will truly be missed you was one of the sweetest and kindest person I have ever known you will truly be missed by so many people

  • Janice I couldn’t believe the news when I have seen it. You was always a nice lady. Always caring and always smiling. You worked so hard , when you worked at Walmart and you was one of the best cashiers. I remember the nights I would work with you and we would talk about family and friends (in a good way) and we would just laugh . You was such a wonderful person. You always made working a lot easier because of how kind and wonderful you was. I’m truly sad and hurt that you are gone but at the same time I know you’re not hurting anymore. Thank you for everything and rest in heaven 💜

  • Our deepest sympathy for the loss of Janice. Prayers for the family. Steve and Debbie Aldridge.

  • GREG AND FAMILY, It is with very sad hearts that we received JANICE`s passing Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers during this hard time
    I PRAY FOR GOD TO GIVE YOU STRENGTH and GRACE. JAMES AND KATHY MARTIN, MARK BYRD .JOHN AND CONNIE BYRD ,BRIAN AND KAY SCHAADT.

  • So sorry to hear of Janice’s passing. Known Janice since the 7th grade at Taft. Prayers to the family.

  • Janice was just wonderful to talk to when I was at Walmart. I always looked for her line when checking out. She worked with my wife many years ago and she said she was always kind. She will be missed.

  • I will seeing you at Walmart and i enjoyed working with you as well Janet. R.I.P. my friend.