Janice A. Borton, 88, Dallas, passed away Friday, October 14, 2022, at Wesley Village Nursing Center, Pittston. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Marie McGroarty Yozviak and was a graduate of Hanover High School, Bloomsburg State Teachers College with a bachelor’s degree and Wilkes College with a master’s degree in Education. She was a sixth-grade teacher at the Dallas Middle School before her retirement.
Janice was a member of Our Lady of Victory Church, Harveys Lake. She was a past president of The Dallas Junior Women’s Club, member of Delta Kappa Gamma and Water Aerobics at Misericordia. Janice and her late husband Joe were huge Penn State Football fans, members of the Nittany Lion Club and traveled the country attending numerous bowl games. She loved spending time with family and friends on the family dock at Harvey’s Lake.
Janice was preceded in death by her husband Joseph in 2004, sister, Marie Borton, and brothers, Donald, and Michael Yozviak. Surviving are daughter, Lynn Miller, and her husband Jason, Harveys Lake. Sons, Joe “Chip” Borton and his wife Yvonne Beth, Harding, and Michael Borton and his wife Amy, Dallas. Grandchildren, Courtney Hergan (Dave), Jenny Ostrander (Rich), Kyle Borton (Christina), Adam, Megan, and Ryan Borton and great granddaughter, Hazel Hergan.
Funeral will be held Wednesday, October 19. 2022 at 10:00 AM from The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas, Pa. 18612 with Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM at Our Lady of Victory Church, Harveys Lake. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Wyoming, Pa. Friends may call Tuesday from 6 to 8 PM at the Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at Disquefuneralhome.com. Janice’s family would like to thank the staff of Highland Park, Memory Unit and Wesley Village for the kind and compassionate care given to Janice. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org.