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Official Obituary of

Janice Arlene (Yontz) Casanova

May 2, 1938 ~ March 5, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Janice Casanova Obituary

 Janice Arlene "Tootie" (Yontz) Casanova, 85, of Sandusky, passed away peacefully late Monday evening, March 5, 2024, at the Parkvue Health Care Center, Sandusky, after a brief illness.

   Born on May 2, 1938, in Sandusky, the daughter of Albert Louis and Helen Marie (Warren) Yontz.  Janice was a graduate from Sandusky High School, Class of 1956.   She retired after 20 years from Firelands Regional Medical Center,  Transportation Department and Providence Hospital in 2017.  Janice also retired from Finast (Pick-n-Pay) Supermarket in 1996 after 32 years of service.  In her earlier days, she had also worked at Ohio Bell Telephone Company and Isaly's Restaurant and Ice Cream Store.

   Janice was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, A.M.V.E.T.S. Post # 17 Ladies Auxiliary, Past President of Greater Beneficial Union Insurance Co. in Sandusky Lodge # 323, Sandusky Orioles Club Nest # 279, and the Norwalk Eagles Ladies Auxiliary AERIE # 711.

   She is survived by her son, Donald A. (Denise) Casanova of Sandusky; a daughter, Connie A. (Regis, Jr.) Weiss of Hixson, TN; her grandchildren, Christopher and Briana Casanova, Peyton, Regis (Victoria) and Thaddeus Weiss; two brothers, Wayne (Donna, dec.) and Dean (Doris) Yontz; and several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews. 

   Janice was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Donald W. Casanova, on January 15, 2011; her parents; two sisters, Marion Yontz and Geraldine A. "Gerry" Kaman; and a stillborn brother.

   Visitation will be held on Monday, March 11, 2024, from 9 am until time of the funeral services at 11 am at the David F. Koch Funeral and Cremation Services, 520 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky.  Rev. Philip A. Gardner officiating.  Burial will be in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron, OH.

   The family suggests that memorial contributions be made in her memory to Zion Lutheran Church, 503 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 or to Parkvue Health Care Center, 5500 Boardwalk Blvd, Sandusky, OH 44870.

   Your memories and words of comfort may be shared with Janice's family at davidfkoch.com.

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March 11, 2024

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
David F. Koch Funeral & Cremation Services
520 Columbus Avenue
Sandusky, OH 44870

Funeral Service
March 11, 2024

11:00 AM
David F. Koch Funeral & Cremation Services
520 Columbus Avenue
Sandusky, OH 44870


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