|Birth: ||Dec. 18, 1923|
Glasgow City, Scotland
|Death: ||Feb. 17, 2013|
Janet G. Auker, 89, of Northridge Manor, McAlisterville and formerly of Mifflintown, died at 9:15 p.m. on Sunday, February 17, 2013, in the Emergency Room of the Lewistown Hospital.
Born on December 18, 1923, in Glasgow, Scotland, she was a daughter of the late John C. and Janet (Muir) Gardiner and a step-daughter of the late Ida Gardiner. On October 7, 1944, she married her husband, Jay S. Auker, Jr., with whom she spent more than 62 years of marriage, before he preceded her in death on December 22, 2006.
She is survived by 2 sons: Jay G. "Scott" Auker and his wife Carole, Mifflin, John G. Auker and his wife Kathy, Mifflintown, one brother, John C. Gardiner and his wife Rita, Woburn, Mass., 2 grandchildren Marc S. Auker, Lewistown, Stephanie Auker, Harrisburg, 1 great grandson, Marc J. Auker, of Lewistown.
Mrs. Auker was a member of the Lewistown Presbyterian Church and was past member of the League of Women Voters, past member and chair of the Juniata County Republican Women, a former member of the Mifflintown Women's Civic Club, and had served as the Judge of Elections for Mifflintown Borough. She had also enjoyed singing in the choir for the Westminster United Presbyterian Church, Mifflintown and the Juniata County Choir, both under the direction of her late husband, Jay.
Janet was employed as a clerk for Beward's Pharmacy, Mifflintown for 38 years.
She was an avid reader, particularly of suspense novels and always enjoyed playing bridge with the ladies; but above all else, Janet was a people person, who loved her friends and family, especially her grandchildren and great grandson.
Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2013 from the Lewistown Presbyterian Church, 17 East 3rd Street, Lewistown, with the Rev. James Thomas officiating. Burial will be private, in the Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown
There will be no viewing.
The family will provide all funeral flowers and kindly requests that memorial contributions be made in Mrs. Auker's memory to the Lewistown Presbyterian Church, 17 East 3rd Street, Lewistown, PA 17044 or to the Juniata County Library, 498 Jefferson St., Mifflintown, PA 17059.
Brown Funeral Homes, Inc. Obituary
Jay Stoner Auker (1920 - 2006)
Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery
Created by: Leo
Record added: Feb 18, 2013
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