Meadville Tribune

May 9, 2013

Janet L. Barstow

Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Janet L. Barstow, 77, of Meadville, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at Rolling Fields Nursing Home after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born Nov. 18, 1935, in Meadville, a daughter of William H. Snow Sr. and Albertha L. McBride Snow. She married Kenneth L. Barstow on Jan. 15, 1983; he survives.

She was a 1955 graduate of Meadville Area High School and attended Penn State Erie, The Behrend College with a degree in business.

Janet was employed by the Crawford Store and later was the manager of Kindlers Crawford Boutique until her retirement.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist, American Legion Post 111 Auxiliary and she volunteered at the Central Blood Bank.

Janet enjoyed flowers, gardening and traveling with her family.

In addition to her loving husband, Kenneth L. Barstow of Meadville, she is survived by two sisters, Judith A. Scott and Joyce E. Dilley and her husband, Harold, all of Meadville; a brother, James M. Snow and his wife, Sandy, of Meadville; two stepsons, Larry L. Barstow and his wife, Susan, of Conneautville and Edward K. Barstow and his wife, Veronica, of Altoona; four stepgrandchildren, Justin, Tanner, Jessica and Ben Barstow; a nephew, Brian Dilley and his wife, Tara, of Linesville; a niece, Barbara Eisenberger and her husband, Charles, of Meadville; and a several cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, William H. Snow Jr.

Family and friends are welcome to call on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at Roofner-Collins-Warren Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 544 Chestnut St., Meadville. The funeral and committal service will follow at the funeral home at 3 p.m. with Pastor Paul Houseworth of Wesleyan United Methodist Church officiating.

Burial will take place in Greendale Cemetery, Meadville.

Memorial contributions may be made of the Crawford County Humane Society, 11012 Kennedy Hill Road, Meadville, Pa. 16335.

The family would like to thank Hospice of Crawford County and the complete staff of Ash Street at Rolling Fields for the wonderful care they provided.

Please take a moment to share a memory, condolence or to order flowers for the family on Janet’s Book of Memories online at