HERKIMER — Mrs. Janice A. Szuba, 62, of 332 Eureka Ave., passed away Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, in Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown, with her loving family by her side.
She was born in Herkimer on July 26, 1951, the daughter of Jennie Kinney Fasolilli and the late Fernando Fasolilli. She attended Herkimer schools, graduating with the class of 1969, and later attended HCCC.
She was married to John Szuba on Oct. 5, 1974, in St. Joseph's Church, Herkimer.
Janice was employed as assistant activities director for Valley Health Services in Herkimer for many years.
She was a member of the Addolorata Society in Frankfort and a communicant of Saints Anthony and Joseph Church in Herkimer.
She is survived by her beloved husband, John Szuba, of Herkimer; her mother, Jennie Fasolilli, of Herkimer; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Joanne and Ryan DeMars, of Herkimer, Jessica and James Dygert, of Mohawk, and Jennifer Szuba, of Herkimer; one sister, Mary Ann Ruggiero, of Little Falls; one brother and sister-in-law, Alexander and Linda Fasolilli, of Herkimer; her brother-in-law, Richard Ruggiero; four grandchildren, Megan Szuba, Sophia Dygert, Michael DeMars and Anthony DeMars; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Her funeral will be held Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. from the Petykiewicz, Iocovozzi & Burns Funeral Home, 329 S. Washington St. Herkimer, and at 9:30 a.m. in Saints Anthony and Joseph Church where the Rev. Thomas Lawless will celebrate a Funeral Mass. Spring interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Herkimer. Calling hours will be held Monday evening from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Petykiewicz, Iocovozzi & Burns Funeral Home.
Janice's family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to Jessica, Matt and Ilona of Bassett Healthcare's ICU for the kindness and compassion shown to her during her illness and passing.
Expressions of sympathy may be placed on Janice's online memorial page by going to www.iocovozzifuneralhomes.com.