Janice Elaine Rothwell
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.