Janis Marconi

July 19, 1952 ‒ June 03, 2019

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Janis Diane Marconi, age 66, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019 at her residence.  She was born on July 19, 1952 in Niagara Falls, New York to the late Richard and Marjorie (Cooper) Sample.

Jan was loved by everyone she met and touched them with a word or two of her wisdom.  She was one of the most beautiful souls on Earth.  Jan had healing hands and a healing heart.  She was a Physical Therapist for all of her adult life and started many clinics including Rhythms of Life she ran with Deb for 10 years.  If anyone needed help or treatments, she would be the first one there.  Jan had a strong faith, and wasn’t afraid to teach each of our grandkids of it.  She always had a smile on her face and saw the positive side to every situation.  She will be missed from the depths of our hearts.

She is survived by her life partner of 21 years, Deb Schouten; mother and father, in law, Bruce and Molly Schouten; children, Erin Cramer, Nick (Halie Chaffin) Schouten, Nick (Lindsay) Marconi, Maggie (Brad) Crawford; 4 grandchildren; her oldest granddaughter, Makayla was the spark in her life; sisters, Fran (Dan) Hoover, Katie Roller, Rick (Kris) Sample; numerous nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents, Jan is preceded in death by her brother, Michael Sample.

A gathering will be held on Friday, June 7, 2019 from 11:00 AM until the time of a celebration of life service starting at 1:00 PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, officiated by Dan and Fran Hoover.

Donations can be made to the James Cancer Hospital Solove Research Institute.

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Janis Diane Marconi.

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  • I am so, so sorry to hear this, Deb and family. May God shine his face upon you and give you peace!

    • Jan was a kindred soul I learned so much from her and got thu some rough times with her wisdom and humor, love and compassion. She was a true friend and human being to all that she met. There never was and never will be any one like her. My thoughts are with you Deb Schouten and family. 😞❤️

  • To all who knew Jan,

    I am so sorry for the void she has left behind, but her caring spirit will forever have brightened this world!

  • We are so sorry for your loss. You and your family will be close to our hearts and in our thoughts and prayers.

    Deepest condolences,

    Lindy Waterbeck Terry, Buck Hall and Judy Niebel

  • Words cannot describe how sad I am that Jan has passed away. I didn’t know her long, but will forever cherish the memories I have from working with her. Jan has a beautiful soul, which I will miss. I feel so blessed to have known her! Love, Hugs and Prayers for Deb and the rest of her family! Fly high Jan!!

  • I am so sorry for your loss, Deb. You two built a beautiful life together. Keeping the family in my prayers!

  • Deb.

    I’m so sorry ‘she will be greaty missed.She is at peace. call if you need anything

    Leona Grennell

  • I was so sorry to hear of Jan’s passing. I worked with her for several years at The Laurels of Mount Vernon and before that at Mansfield Memorial Homes. She will be greatly missed. My condolences to the family. Betty Timmons

  • To her children and her beloved Deb, my deepest condolences. I was part of her Marconi life and will cherish those memories…and remember her willing spirit, ready and easy smile, quiet wisdom and gentle touch. I will try and find some Cribari Champayne to toast in her honor. Peace and Love, Jerry Long, Arl. VA.

  • Sorry for your loss. It is so very true that Jan had healing hands. I had the opportunity to see her work first hand and she was amazing and one of the best therapist around. It was a priviledge to work with her years ago.

    Thinking of you and sending prayers for
    Deb, Erin, and family.

  • Jan was a wonderful mentor to me so many years ago in Newark, Ohio. She taught me so much about becoming a physical therapist and her graciousness and love saw me through many rough times. My deepest condolences to all her loved ones. She will be greatly missed.

  • Deb and family,

    I am so sorry to hear about Jan. She was such a kind, loving woman. I am sorry for your loss. Prayers and Hugs.

  • Jan will always be remembered as a fun-loving, gentle soul. I will cherish my memories always.

  • I’m very sorry for your loss. In the 2 and half years, I knew her, Jan taught me so much about life. She was such a beautiful, vibrant soul. One of the things I admired most about her was that she always treated me like I was her own daughter. She had such a beautiful, motherly way. I will forever be grateful for having known her and worked with her. Rest peacefully, “Gertie”.

  • Jan was a great mentor, teacher, PT that guided me through my last quarter of PTA schooling and helped me through my boards. I worked with Jan at memorial homes in Mansfield and she was the best PT I ever worked with. I still talk to this day of things she taught me and the fun we used to have. She was a wonderful, loving, gracious human being that will be missed by many. RIP Janis Marconi,God speed.

  • Thank you Jan for the love and light you scattered on this earth. Your healing grace touched many and I am grateful that our paths crossed for a short time. Holding your beautiful family in my heart. May the love you shared carry them all through this time of sadness….with faith, peace and gratitude.

  • Fly high with the angels now beautiful soul. Big hugs and blessings to you Deb and all that loved her. Gone but not forgotten.

  • So so sorry to hear of the loss of a very special woman loved by many. Brad Bowden and I are so sorry we couldn’t make it today but we are here for you guys no matter what. If it wasn’t for her Brad said he wouldn’t have healed up as quickly as he did. We are both very greatful for all she did and I may not have known her in person I know her in spirit. I thank god for her . Erin and her mom please know we love you and are here for you . May Jan be hanging out with the angels watching over you. Sending love and prayers to you all.