Janet Ruth DeLong, 87, formerly of Annville, passed away December 6, 2018 at Homeland Center, Harrisburg. She was the wife of the late Joseph DeLong, who passed away in 2014, to whom she had been married for 59 years. Janet was born September 26, 1931, in Lebanon to the late John Schaeffer and Dorothy (Wolfe) Schaeffer. She was a member of Christ Church United Church of Christ, Annville. She was a 1949 graduate of Lebanon High School. Janet was devoted to her family and loved spending time with them.
Janet is survived by a son, Dr. Brian DeLong, husband of Patricia DeLong, of Harrisburg; a daughter, Kelly Rosario, wife of Ismael Rosario, Orlando, Florida; grandchildren Emily Greenly, wife of Dr. Justin Greenly, Steubenville, Ohio; Dr. Colin DeLong, Harrisburg; Maura DeLong, Harrisburg; and great grandchildren Anna, Julia, and Peter Greenly, Steubenville; as well as many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Lois Forinash, and a brother, John Schaeffer.
Funeral will be held Monday, December 10 at Kreamer Funeral Home and Crematory, 618 E. Main Street, Annville at 3PM. Interment will be in Mt. Annville Cemetery. Viewing will be from 2PM till 3PM at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to Homeland Center, 1901 N. 5th Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102 in her memory.