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Janice Smith Allen

Janice Smith Allen

Janice Smith Allen, 84, of Addis, La., formerly of Mill Hall and Lock Haven, Pa., peacefully passed away on Nov. 15, 2020 in Baton Rouge, La. surrounded by family.

She was born on Oct. 13, 1936 in Washington, D.C. and was the daughter of the late Nicholas W. and Leona H. Smith of Glenn Echo Heights, Md.

On Oct. 15, 1954 she married William H. Allen who died on Jan. 27, 1976.

Janice was a 1954 graduate of the Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School. She had worked in the Army Map Service as a Cartographic Draftsman (map maker), worked at Piper Aircraft Corp. from 1978-1984 in the International Sales Service Dept., was the secretary in the office of the Director of Veteran’s Affairs for 10 years and was the long-time secretary at the Dean K. Wetzler, Jr. Funeral Home.

Janice had been a member of the Officer’s Wives Club, the Clinton County Herb Guild, the Women’s Christian Luncheon, the Senior Circle at the Lock Haven Hospital and had been a very early member of the Clinton County Fair Association and for many years enjoyed working fair activities. She loved her family, friends, shopping and scrapbooking.

Janice is survived by two children, Tracey D. Allen of Addis, La. and Greg P. (Eavanne) Allen of Bethersden, Kent England; six grandchildren, Morgan M. Vosburg, Nicholas A. (Angelle Bayham) Vosburg James R. Allen, Jonathan W. Allen, Patrick C. Allen and Caleb M. Allen; 2 great-grandchildren, Blake E. Alleman and Kerry E. Vosburg; one sister Suzanne (Jack) S. Timmons of Irving, Texas; and her brother the late Michael L. Smith of New Windsor, Md.

A funeral service honoring the life of Janice S. Allen will be held at 12 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, 2020 at the Bald Eagle United Presbyterian Church located at 111 Main St., Mill Hall, Pa. with Pastor Susan Champion officiating. Interment will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Park in Lock Haven, Pa.

Friends will be received in the funeral home two hours prior to the start of the service. Since Janice was known as a fun loving person, please consider wearing something “Janice-style” to the funeral to celebrate her life.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Dean K. Wetzler, Jr. Funeral Home, 320 Main St., Mill Hall, Pa.

Many thanks to The Crossing at Clarity Hospice in Baton Rouge and her friends Sharon Stover and Dean Wetzler, Jr. for their help and support during this difficult time.

Online condolences can be made at www.wetzlerfuneralhome.org.