Janet Smith

Janet Smith, 72, of Rolling Prairie, Indiana, passed away Friday June 10, 2022 at her home.


She was born May 15, 1950 in La Porte, Indiana, the daughter of Charles Manzuk and Diana Benjamin.


Janet was a lifelong resident of La Porte.  She was an auxiliary member of the VFW Post 9423 (Daughter of Foreign Wars) in Rolling Prairie as well as The Daughters of the American Legion in New Carlisle.   Janet loved to cook, watch TV, especially Court shows and "Everybody Loves Raymond".  She enjoyed listening to music, especially 80's music and The Beatles.


She is survived by her two sons, Jeffery (Jessica Stacy) Smith of Rolling Prairie, James Smith, Jr. of Bessemer AL; two brothers, Chuck (Claudia) Manzuk of Hudson Lake, Dean Manzuk of Rolling Prairie; seven grandchildren, Alec, Leann, Ethan, Zowey; Toni, Jamie, and Emily; three great-grandchildren, Addilyn, James Avery, and Julius;


Janet was preceded in death by her brothers Bob Manzuk, Bill "Wink" Manzuk, and Gerald Manzuk.


Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, IN. Cremation will take place.



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