Monday, November 19, 2018

Janice May “Hoblit” Baker (November 5, 2018)

Janice May “Hoblit” Baker, age 78 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 7:57 PM Monday November 5, 2018 at Miami Valley Hospital Dayton, Ohio following an extended illness. Janice was born May 23, 1940 in Lewisburg, Ohio and the daughter of the late Orville and Sylvia (Schleiger) Hoblit.

Janice had been a student at Monroe High School finishing 10th grade. She was a homemaker and during the early 1980’s had worked part-time as a cook at Franklin Monroe Schools and later employed at Thayer Poultry of Pitsburg, Ohio.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter Teresa Hiestand Baker and three siblings Wilbur, Louise and Larry.

A loving wife, mother and grandmother, she is survived by her husband of 59 years Rev. Kenneth L. Baker of Greenville; children Rick (HyunMi) Baker of Racine, Ohio and Jana (Rob) Holland of Greenville; grandchildren Josh (Mandy) Baker, Jamie (Hannah) Baker, Kris Wentworth, Christopher Baker, Ashley (Braden) Spencer and Austin Baker; great grandchildren McKenna, Weston and Kenzie; siblings Clifford Hoblit of Greenville, Carl Hoblit of West Milton, Robert “Don” (Sue) Hoblit of North Carolina, Ann Fair of Gettysburg, Carolyn (Ronald) Stamps of Indiana, Rodney (Delsie) Hoblit of Troy, Marian (Charlie) Miller of Arcanum and Dale Hoblit of New Lebanon; sisters-in-law Lois Hoblit of Greenville and Janet Sue (Ron) Hollopeter of Greenville as well as many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday November 10, 2018 at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastors Wes Lynch and Rick Kavanaugh co-officiating. Burial will follow in the Mote Cemetery near Pitsburg, Ohio. The family will receive friends on Friday from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Saturday 1 hour prior to the services in the funeral home.

Memorial Contributions may be given to the family to help with funeral expenses.

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