Ann Kurtz Janney, 82, died peacefully in Oviedo, Florida on Thursday, June 16. Born Anna Josephine Kurtz on March 19, 1934 in Kennedy Township, she was a daughter of the late George Richard Kurtz and Anna Daley Kurtz. She attended elementary school in Kenmawr and was a graduate of Stowe High School and Eastern Kentucky University where she earned her RN degree.
Ann was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church in Oil City for many years and worked for the Venango County Visiting Nurse Association before relocating to the Orlando, Florida area in 2003. Even after she retired, Ann continued to work part time as a nurse until age 80 and as a hospice volunteer.
Although she loved nursing, Ann's greatest joy in life was her family. She was preceded in death by son, David Ray Janney, in 1973 and by former husband A. Ray Janney in 2006. She is survived by son Scott R.P. Janney of Media, Pennsylvania, his wife Rebecca, and their son, David Harrison Janney, and son Randy J. Janney of Winter Park, Florida, his wife Melanie, and their son Drake.
Ann was also preceded in death by four sisters and three brothers: Mary Agnes Kurtz, Marcella Kurtz Patton, Jane Kurtz Fischer, Laura Kurtz Wray, George Richard Kurtz, Jr, Thomas H. Kurtz, and Cyril Francis Kurtz. She is survived by sister Grace Kurtz Konchar and was also the beloved aunt of many nieces and nephews, their spouses, and children.
Visitation will take place Friday, June 24 at the McDermott Funeral Home, 334 Forest Grove Road, Kennedy Township, Coraopolis, Pennsylvania from 2 to 4 PM and from 6 to 8 PM, and the funeral will be at the same address on June 25 at 10 AM, officiated by Rev. Gary Willingham-McLain from the Friendship Community Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh. There will be a visitation before the service, at 9 AM . Internment will be at Allegheny Memorial Park in Allison Park.
Memorials in Ann's honor may be made to the Venango County Visiting Nurses Association, 491 Allegheny Boulevard, Franklin, PA 16323 or to David and Celia Dick, One Mission Society, 941 Fry Road, P.O. Box A, Greenwood, IN 46142.