Tonawanda News


May 13, 2013

Janet M. Eckenrode

BUFFALO — Janet Mae Eckenrode, age 69, of North Tonawanda, died Sunday, May 12, 2013, at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, after a brief illness.  Born in Portage, PA, she was the daughter of the late Jeffrey and Betty (nee Edwards) Daniels and had been a resident of the Tonawandas for more than 50 years. Janet was a member of the First United Methodist Church in North Tonawanda, where she enjoyed volunteering with her circle of friends.

She is survived by her two daughters, Deidre (Arthur) Anderson and Stacey (late Jeffrey) Stiles; four grandchildren, Cassidy Bodine, Jessica Roper, Justin Roper and Brent Roper, Jr.; and a brother, Glenn "Jack" Daniels. Also surviving are five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

There is no visitation. Inurnment will be cared for privately at Elmlawn Cemetery. If desired, memorials to the First United Methodist Church, 65 Main Street, North Tonawanda, are preferred by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the care of the HAMP FUNERAL HOME, Inc., Tonawanda.

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