September 15, 2012
Thursday, September 20, 2012 1:00 PM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Thursday, September 20, 2012 12 - 1 pm
Janet L. (Gannon) McDonald, 79, of Mechanicsburg passed away Saturday, September 15, 2012 surrounded by her family.
She was born April 27, 1933 in Mechanicsburg, the daughter of Pierce and Christine (Moody) Gannon.
Janet was a 1951 graduate of Mechanicsburg High School.
She married Kenneth McDonald on November 23, 1957 in Springfield.
Janet retired from Mercy Medical Center and was a member of the Mechanicsburg United Methodist Church and Caroline Chapter #39 Order of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by her daughter, Kristine (Tom) Allbright of Mechanicsburg; son, Michael McDonald also of Mechanicsburg; grandchildren Adam & Abigail Allbright; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews; special friend, Pearl ”Buck” Davis; as well as many close special friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, sisters, Florence Maxwell and Ruth Ann Lemons and her brothers, Paul (Rosemary) Gannon and Edwin (Jane) Gannon.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, 2012 in the Mechanicsburg United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Harley Roston and Pastor Lorraine Zimmerman officiating. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service.
Services are entrusted to SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Association of Champaign County, the Mechanicsburg Athletic Boosters or the Mechanicsburg Music Boosters. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com