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Viola Janc

February 11, 1923 - July 23, 2017

Viola Janc, 94 of Neffs, Ohio died Sunday July 23, 2017 at her home. She was born February 11, 1923 a daughter of the late Leo and Mary Catherine ( Perunko) Bakosh in Neffs, Ohio.

Viola worked as a secretary for Equitable Life Insurance Company during WWII. She was an active member of Sacred Heart Church in Neffs, Ohio, member of the Sacred Heart Woman’s Club and President of the St. Francis Society. She enjoyed travel and playing canasta with her card club. Viola also liked to knit, crochet and embroider.

Preceded in death by her parents as well as her husband Michael Janc in 1988. She was also preceded by a brother Joseph Bakosh and two sisters, Dorothy Olexa and Mary Ann Pakish.

Viola is survived by her daughter Sharon Demkowicz of Neffs, Ohio, a sister, Rosalie Zavatsky of Bridgeport, Ohio as well as a grandson Jason (Courtney) Demkowicz of Westerville, Ohio and a great-grandson Samuel James Demkowicz along with several nieces and nephews. Viola also leaves behind her faithful and devoted dog Cobi.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Almeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, 441 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio 43906 on Thursday July 27, 2017 from 4pm until 7 pm. A vigil service will be held at 6:30 pm. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be held on Friday July 28, 2017 at 11 am at Sacred Heart Church in Neffs, Ohio with Fr. Daniel Heusel officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Guardian Angel Mausoleum in Bellaire, Ohio.

Memorial contributions can be made to Sacred Heart Church P.O. Box 425 Neffs, Ohio 43940 or by going to “”

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017

Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Bellaire Chapel

441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906

Service Information

Date: Friday, July 28, 2017

Time: 11:00 am

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, July 28, 2017


Mt. Calvary Cemetery Guardian Angel Mausoleum

Bellaire, OH 43906

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