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Janet L. “Jan” Fitch

Janet L. “Jan” Fitch, 86, of North Manchester, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at Peabody Retirement Community.

Ms. Fitch was a 1953 graduate of Urbana High School. She had worked at Triad-Utrad/Magnetek for several years and also at E-Systems Memcor for 10 years. She was owner of Jan’s Vinyl Repair and was a cashier at Johnson’s Junction. She was a 25 year member of Mirians Rebekkah’s Lodge No. 37 in Andrews and was a past Noble Grand.

She was born on Sept. 20, 1935, in Huntington, to Elmer and Dorthy Day Rice.

Survivors include two sons, Tim (Cindy) Fitch, of Warren, and Edwin (Lori) Fitch, of North Manchester; two daughters, Pamela Taylor, of Knoxville, TN, and Jane (Mike) Clark, of North Manchester; and nine grandchildren, Nichole Eckert, Amanda (Troy) Boyer, Shayna Taylor, Jill (Nikhil) Bagga, Jarod (Brittany) Fitch, Caley (Brodie) Stith, Ian (Taylor) Fitch, Kassie and Tommy (Hannah) Torpy III.

Calling will take place on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, from 3 to 6 p.m., at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, Huntington. A funeral service will immediately follow. Those in attendance are asked to follow state and CDC guidelines for COVID-19.

Interment will be at a later date at the St. Peters Cemetery in Urbana.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice of charity, in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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