Jane Goodwin, 66, of 127 South Wayne Street, Saint Marys, Ohio, died suddenly on Thursday, November 24, 2011, at her residence.
She was born May 10, 1945, in Saint Marys, the daughter of Orville and Helen (Schelby) Miars.
She is survived by her mother, Helen Miars Zunk of Saint Marys; by her three children: Damon (Danielle) Goodwin of Columbus, Ohio; Deron (Lynda) Goodwin of Minster; Kerri (Shawn) Ackley of Saint Marys; by eight grandchildren: Grant Goodwin; Addie Goodwin; Dane Goodwin; Jacob Goodwin; Gabe Goodwin; Emma Goodwin; Grace Ackley and John Ackley; by a sister, Gayle (Bob) Sachs of Dayton; a brother, Ron (Cathy) Miars of Saint Marys.
She was preceded in death by her father and by one brother, John Miars.
Janie was a 1963 graduate of Saint Marys Memorial High School. She retired from Parker-Hannafin Corporation in Saint Marys. She was a member of Saint Paulís United Church of Christ in Saint Marys.
Janie loved to travel and take pictures of covered bridges. She also enjoyed knitting, camping and was an avid reader. The joy of her life was spending time with her grandchildren.
Funeral rites will be held 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, November 29, 2011, at the Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 West High Street, Saint Marys, Ohio. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3-7 P.M. Monday at the funeral home, where memorial donations may be directed to the Saint Marys Community Public Library.