Janice L. Kunovich 1943-2020

AUSTINTOWN — Janice L. Kunovich, 76, passed away Saturday morning, Jan. 11, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family.

Janice was born Oct. 13, 1943, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Walter “Slick” Muszynski and Frances Lisowski Muszynski, and lived her life in this area.

Janice graduated from East High School in 1961 and from Choffin Career Center in cosmetology in 1961.

She worked for Hill’s Department Store and for Macy’s Distribution Center.

Janice enjoyed crocheting and she loved her family dearly. She enjoyed keeping in touch with family and friends, especially through Facebook, playing Words with Friends, and she loved visiting with everyone at family gatherings and in her home. She also loved playing cards and played in a card club for more than 40 years.

Janice was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Austintown, where she belonged to the Altar & Rosary Society.

Janice leaves four children, Christina (Rick) Waltman, Donna (Kenneth) Burton, Lynn Ann Kunovich and Joseph P. (Stephanie) Kunovich; nine grandchildren, Jennifer Waltman, Melanie Waltman, William Waltman, Stephanie Waltman, Ryan Burton, Brielle Burton, Emily Burton, Alexis Kunovich and Grace Kunovich; two nieces, Theresa (Steve) Craiger and Denise Redman; and a nephew, Charles Hudak.

A brother, Robert Muszynski; and a sister, Joann Hudak, are deceased.

Family and friends may gather 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17 at St. Joseph Church, 4545 New Road, Austintown, where an 11 a.m. memorial Mass will follow.

Committal will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown.

Arrangements were entrusted to Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown.

Please visit kinnickfuneralhome.com to view and share this obituary and to send condolences online to Janice’s family.

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