C. Janice York died
on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015.
She was born C.
Janice Edwards in Dyer, Tennessee,, on August 2, 1949.
Her parents, Jack
and Mary Ruth Edwards (both deceased) lived in Newbern, TN, and then
migrated north to work at the steel mills. She was raised in Gary, IN, and
her childhood home sat where 1st base is at the RailCats Stadium.
She was the only
daughter and has two brothers, Bill Edwards of Cedar Lake, IN, and Gene
Edwards (deceased) of Hobart, IN.
She is survived by
her husband of nearly 47 years, Don Ray York of Valparaiso, IN, and her two
children, Robin York Jackson of Hebron, IN, and Daniel Ray York of
Valparaiso, IN, and their significant others, Jeffrey Jackson and Megan
Holst York and her two grandchildren, Autumn York and Corbin York and the
new baby due in May, and she had thirteen furry grandchildren.
Emerson High School in Gary, IN, and graduated in 1967 and went on to
Warnerís Beauty College. In 1968 she married the love of her life. She
became a well-known beautician in Chesterton, IN, for over 40 years. She
resided with her family in Chesterton for many years, Jackson Township for a
few years then moved to Valparaiso, IN, for almost the last 30 years. She
was the famous Loop Skating Rink Mom!
She always thought
of others and worried about everybody except herself. She was an amazing
wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and a friend that will be missed
Thanks to all of
momís wonderful doctors, nurses, caregivers and all the staff at the VNA
Hospice Center and to all our wonderful family and friends for your support.
The York Family.
will be held on Wednesday, November 11, 2015, at 11 a.m. at White-Love
Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd Street, Chesterton, with Pastor Quincy
Worthington officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.
The family will
receive friends on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., at
White-Love Funeral Home.
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