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Obituary for Hazel Virginia Janney

March 11, 1947 - March 26, 2017
Rising Sun, Maryland | Age 70


Hazel Virginia Janney, age 70, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 11, 1947, in Conowingo, MD to the late Paul and Jane Mac Cauley Eldreth.

She was a homemaker who babysat every one of her grandchildren. She enjoyed watching her children and grandchildren play sports. She especially enjoyed baseball and was an avid fan of the Orioles. Her great granddaughter brought much enjoyment to her life and held a special place in her heart.

She is survived by her son, Thomas "Gary" Janney, Jr., and his wife, Julie, of Port Deposit, MD; two daughters, Michele King, and her husband, John, of North East, MD, and Renae Lyons, and her husband, Phil, of Rising Sun, MD; six grandchildren, Brooke, Corey, Kayla, Jaclyn, Victoria, and Phillip; one great granddaughter, Brynlee; sisters, Betty Jeansonne, of OH, Pauline White, and her husband, Lowell, of Colora, MD, Helen O'Connell, and her husband, Johnny, of VA, Janie Racine, and her husband, Gene, of Rising Sun, MD; brothers, Paul Eldreth, Jr., and his wife, America, of Colora, MD, and Ken Eldreth, and his wife, Yvonne, of Rising Sun, MD; and sister-in-law, Mabel Eldreth, of Rising Sun, MD.

In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband, Thomas Janney, Sr., and brother, Richard Eldreth.

A service honoring her life will be held at 2PM on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, 1701 Liberty Grove Road, Colora, MD 21917. A visitation will be held from 6-8 PM on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 111 South Queen Street, Rising Sun, MD 21911, and also one hour before the church service on Sunday. Burial will follow at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial checks can be made to "Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church" and sent c/o the funeral home. To send an online condolence, please visit

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