Jan­ice Elaine Roth­well

Cecil Whig - - OPINION -

Jan­ice Elaine Roth­well, 90, of An­dora, Elk­ton, MD, passed away peace­fully at home We d n e s - day, Oc­to­ber 12, 2016, fol­low­ing a brief ill­ness. Born in Cherry Hill, MD, on March 26, 1926, she was the daugh­ter of the late Wil­liam T. and Ma­bel Dreibel­bis Roth­well.

Fol­low­ing grad­u­a­tion from Elk­ton High School and Goldey-Bea­com Col­lege, Jan­ice was em­ployed with Conowingo Power Com­pany, Elk­ton, where she was a bud­get an­a­lyst and book­keeper un­til her re­tire­ment. A life­long mem­ber of Cherry Hill United Methodist Church, her church fam­ily was a ma­jor part of her life. She had taught Sun­day School and the Youth Choir and had also served as church trea­surer for 45 years. Jan­ice was an ac­tive life mem­ber of the Ladies Aux­il­iary of Singerly Fire Com­pany as well as a mem­ber of Lit­tle Elk Coun­cil #40 De­gree of Poc­a­hon­tas, Cherry Hill. In her younger years, she en­joyed be­ing a mem­ber of a women’s bowl­ing team and she dearly loved her Bal­ti­more Ori­oles base­ball, watch­ing games ev­ery chance she could get.

Jan­ice was the beloved aunt of Wil­liam D. Roth­well, Asheville, NC; Mary J. Kemp, Owings Mills, MD; and Vir­ginia Childers, Per­ry­man, MD; sis­ter-in­law to Vir­ginia Oliver Roth­well, Per­ry­man, MD; great aunt to Caro­line Ger­stein; Melissa Pem­brooke; Matthew Roth­well; Dar­cie Croatti; Daniel Childers; Casey Kemp; Zachary Roth­well; Michael Kemp; Justin Childers and Julie Roth­well; as well as eight great­great nieces and neph­ews. She will be dearly missed by so many oth­ers who con­sid­ered Jan­ice to be a part of their fam­ily.

In ad­di­tion to her par­ents, Jan­ice was pre­ceded in death by her brother, Wil­liam D. Roth­well and nephew, Charles T Roth­well.

Fu­neral ser­vice will be held at 2 p.m., Mon­day, Oc­to­ber 17 at Cherry Hill United Methodist Church, 33 Elk Mills Road, with in­ter­ment in the church ceme­tery. Visi­ta­tion will be­gin at the church at 1 p.m.

In lieu of flow­ers, con­tri­bu­tions may be made to Cherry Hill United Methodist Church in care of Hicks Home for Fu­ner­als, 103 W. Stock­ton St., Elk­ton, MD 21921.

hick­shome­for fu­ner­als. com much en­joyed coun­try and blue­grass mu­sic and cher­ished her time with her fam­ily and her two lov­ing cats.

Sur­vivors in­clude her daugh­ters, Kathy Zamostny (Frank), Su­san Har­ri­gan (Steve), and Hazel Lake (Rick), and her beloved nephew, Ron­ald Ci­morose (Cheryl); six grand­chil­dren, eight great grand­chil­dren as well as many lov­ing and sup­port­ive nieces and neph­ews.

In ad­di­tion to her par­ents, Mrs. Scott was pre­ceded in death by her lov­ing hus­band of 57 years, Polk Scott and sib­lings, Ed­ward Kennedy, James Kennedy, Kather­ine Coul­bourne, Bill Kennedy, Mar­garet Craig and Doris Har­ris Stan­ton.

A pri­vate grave­side ser­vice for the fam­ily will be held at 11 a.m., Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 15, 2016 at Gilpin Manor Me­mo­rial Park, Ap­ple­ton Road, Elk­ton.

In lieu of flow­ers, the fam­ily re­quests con­tri­bu­tions to hospice, made payable to Amedisys Foun­da­tion in care of Hicks Home for Fu­ner­als, 103 W. Stock­ton St., Elk­ton, MD 21921.



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