Date of BirthAugust 11, 1932

Shirley Reisner Janick Obituary

Date of BirthAugust 11, 1932

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Date of PassingJanuary 07, 2017

Shirley Reisner Janick Obituary

from lafayette, Indiana, United States

Date of BirthAugust 11, 1932

Shirley Reisner Janick Obituary

Date of BirthAugust 11, 1932

366 Views

Date of PassingJanuary 07, 2017

Shirley Reisner Janick Obituary

from lafayette, Indiana, United States


Shirley Reisner JanickShirley Reisner Janick, 84, passed away on June 7, 2017, after a valiant struggle with cancer.Shirley was born on August 11, 1932, in New York City, the eldest of three daughters of Pauline and Irving Reisner, and lived in Israel in her early years. She attended the New York's prestigious High School of Music and Art in 1950 as a voice and piano student, was a student at Brooklyn College and Hunter College, and graduated from Purdue University in 1953 in speech and audiology.She married the love of her life, Jules Janick, in 1952, nearly 65 years ago. She was the proud mother of Peter Aaron Janick (wife Beth), of Okemos, Michigan, and Robin Janick Weinberger (husband Alan), of Alton, Illinois, and adored her four grandsons, Noah (wife Annalise) and Lee Weinberger, and Nathan and Aaron Janick.She is survived by two sisters, Rachel Seldin and Bernice Kosowsky, and many nieces and nephews.Shirley sang in the Bach Chorale, and served for many years as secretary to the Board of Temple Israel. She traveled widely with her husband Jules, and lived in Hawaii, Brazil, Italy, and England. Shirley was a lover of chamber music and opera and was a voracious reader, especially fond of the works of Jane Austin and Anthony Trollope. Devoted to her family, Shirley was a loyal friend and confidant, beloved by all who knew her; she had an indomitable spirit and a kind and generous heart. She will be missed.In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Temple Israel Foundation, West Lafayette, Indiana.A graveside service to be held on Friday June 9, 2017 at 1PM Temple Israel Cemetery Lafayette. Officiating Rabbi Phil Cohen. You may sign the guest book and leave memories and pictures at www.soller-baker.com

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