OSWEGO, NY – Janice Mary Whitcomb, 79, a resident of Martville, passed away Wednesday June 10, 2015, at the Matthew House in Auburn following a long illness.
She was born in Lake Placid and was the daughter of the late James L. and Emilie J. Rogers.
Mrs. Whitcomb was the wife of Carl E. Whitcomb.
She had been employed for many years as a registered nurse in Syracuse until her retirement from Crouse Hospital.
Mrs. Whitcomb was a graduate of Crouse School of Nursing.
She was a member of the Martville Methodist Church.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Elizabeth (Russell) Lippert of Cato, Susan M. (Gerry) Pritchard of Oswego Town and Mary E. (David) Kalabanka of Auburn; two sons, James G. (Lisa) Whitcomb of Spring Grove, Illinois and John R. (Stacey) Whitcomb of Hannibal; two sisters, Judith B. (Robert) Stell of Baldwinsville and Cynthia R. (Robert) Delumyea of Moneta, Va.; 12 grandchildren, Samantha (Shane) Darling, Nicholas Whitcomb, Joseph Pritchard, Michelle (Sean) Johnson, Nicole Pritchard, Rebecca Whitcomb, Alex Whitcomb, Julia Lippert, Colin Kalabanka, Jacob Whitcomb, Jack Kalabanka and Ryan Whitcomb; and one brother-in-law, Joseph W. (Lettie) Whitcomb of Newark.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home, 112 E. Second St., Oswego.
Burial will be in Martville Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to the Matthew House 43 Metcalf Drive, Auburn, NY 13021.