Alan Henry Janaskie, 68, 200 Blue Earth Lane, Harrisburg, died 6:50 a.m. Wednesday Jan. 9, 2013, at his residence.
Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Monday Jan.14, 2013, at Felty Funeral Home in Carrier Mills. There will be no visitation but friends may gather at funeral home after 10 a.m. The Rev. Joe Poirot will officiate. Military rites will be conducted by the Carrier Mills and Harrisburg American Legions and the National Guard Ritual Team.
He was born on April 20, 1944, in Shamokin, Pa., where he was raised by his grandparents, Paul and Clara (Ross) Janaskie.
He married Ruth Eppelheimer on June 20, 1964, and she survives.
He retired after 20 years of service from the United States Air Force where he served during the Vietnam War. He also retired from Boeing Aircraft where he worked as a Quality Assurance Inspector. He was a member of the Harrisburg Lighthouse Baptist Church and was a lifetime member of the California City, Calif., VFW. One of his favorite pastimes was collecting O Gauge model trains.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Janaskie of Harrisburg; three children, Stephanie (Keith) Smith of Lancaster, Calif., Paul (Kelly) Janaskie of Carrier Mills and Alan Janaskie Jr. of California City, Calif.; three grandchildren, Jacob Janaskie, Summer Janaskie and Jennifer Holmlund; and three sisters and a brother.
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