Janis Lee Berry

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Janis Lee Berry

February 20, 1950 - March 06, 2019

Janis Lee Berry Janis Berry, 69, of Easton, Maryland, passed to God the night of March 6, 2019, at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.
Born Feb. 20, 1950, at Ellwood City Hospital in Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of Joan Livingston Francis and the late John Francis Jr.
Janis is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, Walter Berry, whom she married on August 7, 1971.
Mrs. Berry is a graduate of Laurel High School and earned her Bachelor's Degree at Slippery Rock University. She started her career at the Easton Elementary School in Maryland teaching special education classes. Her dedication and love of teaching then took her to Saint Luke's Nursery School with kindergarten classes until the time of her death.
A Girl Scout in her youth, she carried her passion for scouting to the role of Girl Scout Troop Leader. She assisted her husband in baseball training by keeping score, et cetera, earning a nickname of "assistant manager."
A lifelong Christian, Janis was an active member of the Royal Oak Community United Methodist Church in Easton. She taught summer school classes.
In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by two sons and their families - Jonathan and Alice Berry, son, Jasper Berry, and daughter, Delilah Berry; and Walden "Denny" and Amanda Berry, son, Nickolas Lupinos, and daughters, Ziola Berry, Layla Berry, Briana Crow and Isabella Berry.
Janis gave her whole self to doing "unto others" and made life better for multitudes. "Let not your heart be troubled......John 14:1.
Visiting hours will be 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2019, at the R. Cunningham Funeral Home, 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle, Pennsylvania. Pastor Chuck Fombelle and Rev. Thomas Drake will officiate the funeral service at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2019.
Interment will follow at the United Baptist Cemetery in Harlansburg, Pennsylvania.
Online condolences may be offered at www.cunninghamfh.com.
Published on March 8, 2019
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Monday March 11, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.

2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle, PA, USA

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Tuesday March 12, 2019

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.

2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle, PA, USA

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Bonnie Haynes
Mar 11, 2019
To all of Jan’s beloved family, I am so sorry for your loss. My heart and thoughts are with you in this most-difficult time. Take care of each other.