Janet I. Engle, 77

Janet I. Engle, 77, of Oswego, died Thursday.

Born in Oswego, she was a life resident. She was a loving mother of eight children and passed on the importance of parenting and education.

Janet enjoyed ceramics, gardening, sewing and dancing. She found great comfort and happiness in the time she spent with her family and friends.

Mrs. Engle was predeceased by her parents, Balz and Elizabeth (Schiesser) Schwitter, three brothers, Francis, David and Robert Schwitter; a son, Keith Engle and a sister, Barbara Lisk.

She is survived by: six daughters, Kathy (Charles, Sr.) Butler, Sandra (Shaun) Kelly, Deborah (Frank) Skardinski, Tammy Engle, Ruth (Gerald) Darling and Rebecca (James) Manning; a son, Earl Engle; five sisters, Mary Jones, Kathryn Creighton, Alice Ketcham, Mildred Durfee and Doris Schwitter; three brothers, James, Carl and John Schwitter; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Calling hours are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday with services to follow at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga Street, Hannibal. Memorial contributions may be made to Hannibal Volunteer Fire Department, 155 Oswego St., Hannibal, NY 13074.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.