VIRGINIA BEACH - Janet Floreine Broderick died peacefully April 9, 2012, at home in Virginia Beach.
She was born August 17, 1918, in Butler, Pa. She was the oldest of 13 children born to Dewey and Hazel Stillwagon.
She moved to Wellsville, Ohio, after marrying the love of her life, Edward. Before retiring from the City Loan Company, she was very active and involved in Women's Civic Club, Lady Elks, card clubs and Arts Club. She served on the board of education for eight years and was chairman of March of Dimes for 20 years. She also ran for office in city council. She participated in minstrels, Little Theater, and style shows. She was a member of First Christian Church.
Her pastimes were sewing, reading, enjoying big band music and dancing with Ed. She was always a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Floreine moved to Virginia Beach three years ago and became a member of Red Hat Society, where she was known as "Queen Bee."
Left to cherish her memory are her daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Gary Smith of Virginia Beach; her daughter-in-law, Maria Broderick of Bellaire, Ohio; six grandchildren, Brent (Sandy) Broderick of Oregonia, Ohio, Jennifer (Craig) Connors of Williamsburg, Va., Kellie (Tom) Hayden of Gulf Breeze, Fla., Gretchen (Tommy) Maloney of Virginia Beach, and Nathan and Kerrie Broderick of Bellaire, Ohio; and seven great-grandchildren, Abbey, Gwendolyn, Tanner, Sophia, Hunter, Amelia and Aiden. Also surviving are two brothers, Duane (Ceil) Stillwagon of Ocala, Fla., and Tom (Janet) Stillwagon of Venice, Fla.; one sister, Linda (Carl) Notarianni of Monaca, Pa.; and many nieces, nephews and wonderful friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Edward Broderick, her son Edward "Skip" Broderick, three brothers and six sisters.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 at First Christian Church in Wellsville. A private burial will follow in Springhill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church, 831 Main Street in Wellsville, Ohio 43968.
The family would like to thank her caregivers and friends, Chrys and Pam. A special thank you to the staff of Heartland Hospice for their care and support. Ebony you are an angel!
Roberts Funeral Home in Wellsville was entrusted with arrangements.
People may view this obituary and send condolences online at www.robertsfuneralhomewellsville.com