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Janet J. Prysi
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Obituary for Janet J. Prysi

Janet J. Prysi, 81, of Midvale died Saturday, August 9, 2017 in the Claymont Health Center.

Born September 7, 1936 in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Mereda Burkheimer Kratzer. Janet was also preceded in death by her son, James Prysi II; two brothers and two sisters.

She retired in 2007 from the American Red Cross in New Philadelphia; she was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church and the Uhrichsville Moose. Janet enjoyed playing cards, and was a voracious reader, sometimes reading as many as 4-5 novels a week.

Janet will be sadly missed by her husband of 62 years, James A. Prysi, whom she married on January 8, 1955; daughters, Sherry Martin of Uhrichsville, Vicki (Joseph) Bays of New Philadelphia; brother, Richard (Nancy) Kratzer of Virginia; grandchildren, Patrick (Valerie) Martin, Mathew Martin, Jennifer Martin, Brooke Bays and four great grandchildren.

Cremation has been entrusted to the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home and Crematory at Dover. There are no services or calling hours. Those wishing to express their fondest memories of Janet may do so by visiting the online obituaries link on the funeral homes website.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross at 1451 4th St NW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663 or to Community Hospice at 716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.

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