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Janet L. Deshong

April 1, 1933 December 5, 2018
Janet L. Deshong
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Janet L. Deshong, 85 years, of McConnellsburg, PA, passed away on Wednesday December 5, 2018 at AristaCare at Woodland Park in Orbisonia, PA. She was born on Saturday April 1, 1933 in Fayetteville, PA, the daughter of the late Charles Gossard. Janet married the late Harold Deshong who passed away in 1988. She worked at the Oak Forest Restaurant in St. Thomas, PA in the kitchen as a dish washer. Earlier in life, Janet worked at the Red Bridge Restaurant as a waitress. Family was her greatest joy as she was always surrounded by her 11 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.

Janet is survived by her four children, Charles Deshong of Fayetteville, PA, Harold Dennis Deshong of Chambersburg, PA, James Deshong of Fort Loudon, PA and Sharon (wife of Ray) Hurd of Mercersburg, PA, 3 grandchildren (Julie (wife of Stacey) Martz, Franklin Hurd and Carrie Deshong), 11 great grandchildren (Cassandra (wife of Zachary), Joseph, Darrell, David, Annette, Tia, Michaela, Matthew, Angel, Connor and Drake) and 3 great grandchildren (Grayson, Eldon and Bentlee).

Janet is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Harold Deshong and 2 infant children who passed at birth.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, Dec 9, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in McConnellsburg, PA. Interment will be at Upton Brethren Church Cemetery in Greencastle, PA at a later date. The family has entrusted Janet's care to Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in McConnellsburg, PA. Online condolences may be expressed at

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5:00 PM 12/9/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/9/2018 8:00:00 PM
Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home

322 North Second Street
McConnellsburg, PA 17233

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home
322 North Second Street McConnellsburg 17233 PA
United States

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Upton Brethren Cemetery Final Resting Place

8490 Warm Spring Rd.
Greencastle, PA 17225

8490 Warm Spring Rd. Greencastle 17225 PA
United States

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