2019-04-11 / Obituaries

Janice Woodruff

April 8, 2019

Janice Marie Woodruff, 85, of Wyalusing, PA passed away Monday evening, April 8, 2019 at the Skilled Nursing Unit at Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital.

Born on July 18, 1933 in Friendsville, she was the daughter of the late Howard J. (d. 1952) and Isabelle M. Larrabee Dixon (d. 1999).

She married Clifford H. Woodruff, Sr. in 1949, and they were together for 53 years before his passing on Nov. 9, 2002. Together they raised three children. She was employed with Sylvania as a Wire Drawer for many years before retiring in 1993.

Janice loved to take care of her lawn and flower garden. She enjoyed doing word search puzzles and watching old TV shows and game shows. She and her husband took great pleasure in traveling to Canada and visiting family in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Florida. Most of all, she loved to spend time with her family, especially for Sunday dinners and holidays.

She is survived by her children, Clifford H. Woodruff, Jr. and his wife, Shirley of Laceyville, Judy Hamilton and her husband, Roger of Canto, and Bonnie Woodruff of Clarks Summit; her grandchildren, Clifford H. Woodruff, III (Cindy) of Frederick, MD, Daniel Woodruff of Michigan, Vicki Millard of Lansdale,

Leroy “Jim” Armitage of Binghamton, NY, and Melanie Ann Salmi (Clint) of Hancock, MI; her great-grandchildren, Colin Woodruff, Logan Woodruff, Heather Woodruff, Miranda Woodruff, Paige Millard, McKenzi Millard, Elana Armitage, Nicholas Armitage, Sydney Salmi, Trinity-Oliver Shinkle and Peyton Salmi; her sisters, Myrna Kinney of Herrickville and Nancy Sarnosky of Meshoppen, as well as many nieces and nephews. Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Randy Woodruff (d. Feb. 1, 2017) and her sisters, Beva Preston and Lillian Dixon.

Abiding by the wishes of Janice, there will be a private funeral service and interment at the Camptown Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Janice’s name to the Bradford County Humane Society, PO Box 179, Ulster, PA 18850.

Arrangements are entrusted with Sheldon Funeral Homes, 155, Church Street, Wyalusing. Online condolences may be made at www.sheldonfuneralhomes.com.

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