Janet Anne Harris, 64 of Bellaire, Ohio died Monday, July 16, 2018 at the Belmont Community Hospital in Bellaire, Ohio.
Janet was born December 30, 1953 in Bellaire, Ohio a daughter of the late Francis and Christena Williams Taggart.
She was a retired teacher with the Bellaire School District, a member of the Bellaire Presbyterian Church where she served as an Elder and Sunday School Teacher. Janet was a past president of the Bellaire Pilot Club, she was a master gardener and was instrumental in establishing the butterfly garden at the Imperial Glass Museum. Janet was a graduate of Bellaire High School, she received her bachelor degree from Ohio University and her Master’s degree from the University of Dayton.
In addition to her parents, Janet was preceded in death by her brother, Donald Taggart, her nephew, Andrew Adams and her beloved dogs, Spike and Curly Joe.
Surviving are her loving husband, Greg L. Harris, whom she married on July 9, 1983, her sisters, Lois (Art Fernandez) Palicka of Shadyside, Ohio, Susan Adams of Siloam Springs, Arkansas and Nancy (Art) Piatt of St. Clairsville, Ohio.
Also her nieces and nephew, Susan (Darren) Rockey, Frank Palicka, Jr., Carly (Chuck) Bell, Grechen (Caleb) Congrove and Shannon (Levi) Allen and her great nieces and nephews, Richard Palicka, Camryn Bell, Charlie Bell, Stella Riesbeck, Harry Congrove, Walter Congrove, Owen Allen, Chloe Allen, Lucy Allen, Auggie Allen and Finnegan Allen.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio on Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm where services will be held on Saturday at 11 am with Rev. Christina Kestner officiating. Interment in the Greenwood Cemetery in Bellaire, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Belmont County Animal Shelter by going to TMCFunding.com.
Share your thoughts and memories with Janet’s family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer. com.