Janet L. Schaff


Janet L. Schaff of Sandy Lake, formerly of Grove City, passed away in Grove City Medical Center on Wednesday (Feb. 6, 2019) following a lengthy illness since Oct. 2009. She was 77.
Janet was born in New Castle on Aug. 2, 1941, to Cyrus McCleery and Bertha Venetta (McCracken) Alben.
She married Benny F. Stillwaggon on Feb. 20, 1962; he preceded her in death on Sept. 22, 1978. She later married John R. Schaff on Aug. 15, 1981.
She was a homemaker and most recently was employed by Mercer County State Bank. Formerly she was an office administrative assistant for Nationwide Insurance Co.
Janet was a graduate of Slippery Rock High School in 1959 and attended New Castle School of Business.
She was a member of Sandy Lake Presbyterian Church where she served as a deacon and elder and sang in the choir.
She was a lifetime member of OES Chapter 86 and Shrine 53, Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem, all of Grove City. She helped to organized THEOS and worked with the organization from 1978 to 1981.
Survivors include: her husband, John, at home; a daughter, Linda M. Wampler and husband, Fred, Grove City; and a son, John C. Stillwaggon, Pittsburgh; three grandchildren, Adam Stillwaggon and wife, Carly, Bethany and Anna Stillwaggon; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Willard Alben and wife, Sally, Slippery Rock, and Raymond Alben and wife, Peggy, Portersville.
Her parents and first husband preceded her in death.

Janet L., 77, of Sandy Lake, formerly of Grove City.
Calling hours: 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday (2-10-19) in CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME, INC., 306 Bessemer Ave., Grove City.
Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday (2-11-19) in the funeral home with Rev. Beth Creekbaum officiating.
Burial: Woodland Cemetery, Grove City.
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