Janet Cessna, RN (Janie) , 86, of Chambersburg passed away December 28, 2019 at Laurel Lakes Nursing Home in Chambersburg. She was born on February 27, 1933 in Bedford to John and Janet (Morgart) Harclerode .
Janet is survived by her husband of 61 years, Cecil P Cessna and sons , John D Cessna (husband of Stephanie), Paul W. Cessna, Mark A Cessna (husband of Connie), Luke A Cessna (husband of Rebecca) and Matthew B Cessna (husband of Linde.) She is also survived by siblings Dorothy Egolf, James Harclerode (husband of Bonnie), sister-in-law Connie Harclerode. and seven grandchildren; Rachel, Logan, Morgan, Cooper, Oren, Madison and Gracie. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother Robert Harclerode.
Janet, known as Skip by her family, was a faithful Christian teaching children's choir at St. Thomas Lutheran. In addition to her love for music and her church, she loved spending time with family, was fond of horses and a passionate gardener. She started her nursing career at Bedford Memorial Hospital and retired as a nursing supervisor from Chambersburg Hospital.
There will be a viewing on Thursday, January 2nd from 6-8 PM at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in St. Thomas. The family will receive friends at St. Thomas Lutheran Church on Friday starting at 9:30 AM. The Funeral services will be at 10 AM. with interment to follow at St. Thomas Cemetery . In lieu of flowers a donation may be made to the church organ fund. . Online consultations may be made at kelsocorneliusfh.com
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