Janet L. Woodard

FALCONER, N.Y. – Janet L. Woodard, 75, of 430 East Avenue, Falconer, N.Y., formerly of Chautauqua and Panama, N.Y., died at 6:50 p.m. Saturday, June 28, 2014 at WCA Hospital.

She was born May 30, 1939, in Panama, N.Y., the daughter of Kenneth and Alice Phelps Starkweather.

She attended Panama High School, and was employed as a custodian at Turner Elementary School in Chautauqua, until the time of her retirement.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Woodard; 2 sons: Jeffery Woodard and wife, Valorie of Westfield, N.Y., and Kelly Woodard of Stedman, N.Y.; two daughters: Karen L. Jordan and husband, Larry of Kennedy, N.Y., and Jeanine Woodard of Ashville, N.Y.; one sister, Evelyn Swanson of Yukon, Okla.; eight grandchildren: Laura Woodard of Auburn, N.Y., Lynne Woodard of Rochester, N.Y., Tabitha Minadeo of Ashville, N.Y., Jennifer Cummings of Lakewood, N.Y., Hannah Cummings of Jamestown, N.Y., Ty Cummings of Kentucky, and Kyle and Travis Jordan, both of Kennedy; two great-grandchildren: Jaelyn and Nolan Wright, both of Auburn, N.Y.

She is preceded in death by her parents; and her sister, Annabelle Hurley in 2007.

A graveside memorial services will be held at the Panama Union Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the VanRensselaer & Son Funeral Home, 14 Church St., Randolph, N.Y.

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