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Janet A. Karchnick

October 7, 1940 ~ May 5, 2019 (age 78)

Janet A. Karchnick, 78 of Groveport, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Grant Medical Center, Columbus.   She was born Oct. 7, 1940 in Detroit, MI to the late Raymond and Helen (Steck) Jarzembowski.  Janet had worked at the former Reynolds Aluminum, Ashville.  She had been a den mother and help start the Boy Scouts at Walnut Elementary with Elaine, also a volunteer at the Rickenbacker A.F.B. Chap School for children living on the base.  A life member of Ladies Auxiliary at Rick Brown Post VFW 7941, also a Cooties member all of South Bloomfield, a member of St. Mary’s Church in Groveport.  Preceded in death by her husband, Phillip D. Karchnick Sr. in 2007, sister and brother-in-law, Marlene and Daniel Skrowronek, and daughter-in-law, Marianne.   Survived by children, Phillip D. Jr. (Nancy), Raymond J. (Julie) , and Helen Karchnick; grandchildren, Phillip III, Amy (Matt) , Heather (Adam), Elizabeth, Kayla, Rebecca, Jennifer (Aaron), Kristen (Jeff), and Whitney; great grandchildren, Branson , Aiden, Shane, Conner, Violet, Nora, Raelynn, Penny, Chloe, McKenna, and one on the way;  many dear friends and neighbors.  The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Thurs. May 9th at Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, 420 W. Main St. Ashville with a Memorial Service to follow at 7:00 with the VFW.  Janet’s wishes were for cremation to take place and for interment to take place with her husband Phillip at a later date.  In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the VFW Post 7941, 3301 Northup Ave. South Bloomfield 43103.  Online condolences at

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