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Janice M. Holcomb

Janice M. Holcomb (nee Neel), 54, of Lorain, passed away unexpectedly Friday, July 11, 2014 at Metro General Hospital in Cleveland. She was born November 25, 1959.

Janice was an account payroll manager for National Automotive Experts. She loved and cherished spending time with her children and grandchildren: especially snuggling. Janice was an awesome cook, she also enjoyed gardening, crafting and fishing.

Survivors include three children, Otho Holcomb III (Brittany) of Grafton, Jessica M. Holcomb of Avon, Adam P. Holcomb (Lindsey) of LaGrange; additional survivors include five grandchildren, Lexie, Savannah, Aleksander James, Lydia and Otho IV; her mother, Mary Neel of Cordele, Georgia; and four sisters, Diana, Pam, Marcia, Joyce.

Janice was preceded in death by her father, Ellsworth Neel.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 6 P.M., Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria, (440) 322-4626, where funeral services will be at 6 P.M. immediately following visitation. Pastors Robert Wickens and Brian Pachinger of The Church of The Open Door will co-officiate. Burial will be private.

Memorial contributions in Janice's memory can be sent to Cleveland Christian Home Development Department, 1400 West 25th St., 2nd Floor, Cleveland, OH 44113.

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