Janet E. (Archer) Holsinger

April 24, 1947 ~ April 29, 2019 (age 72)


Janet Elaine (Archer) Holsinger, 72, of McArthur, passed away on Monday, April 29, 2019 at Fairfield Medical Center in Lancaster. She was born on April 24, 1947 in Columbus, Ohio, daughter of the late Harry L. and Betty L. (Moore) Archer. Janet was a lady with a huge heart who loved taking care of kids, especially her grandkids. She was a foster mom for many years and sowed into the lives of many children throughout that time.  She loved to sing and play the piano and was a member of the “Family of God Gospel Singers.” She also enjoyed cooking, gardening, canning, crocheting and quilting.

She is survived by her loving family: children, Jack (Debbie) Holsinger;  Ellen Holsinger, and Chris Holsinger; nine grandkids, J.D., Celesta, Dustin, Natashia, Jackie, Alaina, Christopher, Jake, and Rigdon; 14 great-grandkids; brother, Jim; sisters, Pat, Anita, and Betty Jane; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Janet was preceded in death by her husband, Jack E. Holsinger in 2007; brothers, Delbert, Robert, and Bill; as well as sisters, Phyllis, Virginia, and June Ellen.

A funeral service celebrating Janet’s life will be held on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in the Zaleski Freewill Baptist Church, with Rev. John Starr officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison Township Cemetery in Zaleski.

The family will receive friends at R.M. Williams Funeral Service, 120 W. Broadway St., Wellston, on Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Please visit to leave a message of comfort, condolence, or encouragement to the family or to view Janet’s online video tribute.

R.M. Williams Funeral Service, Wellston, is honored to care for Janet and her family.

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May 2, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
R.M. Williams Funeral Service
120 W. Broadway St.
Wellston, OH 45692

Funeral Service
May 3, 2019

1:00 PM
Zaleski Freewill Baptist Church

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