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Dolores M. Janis (Zdanowicz)

September 22, 1940 - June 28, 2019

Service Date: July 2, 2019

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc

Cemetery Saints Peter & Paul Cemetery

Church Saints Peter and Paul Church

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Dolores Janis, 78 of Mountain Top, passed away Friday morning, June 28, 2019 at Geisinger Valley Medical Center, Plains Township, after a short illness.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, Dolores was the daughter of the late Bruno and Sophia (Paszkiewicz) Zdanowicz.

Dolores was a graduate of Sacred Heart High School, Plains, Class of 1959 and Empire Beauty School and Cosmetology, Wilkes-Barre, Class of 1960. She was employed as a beautician at Barbara’s Hair Fashions, Wilkes-Barre, at Sugarman’s Appliance Center for 24 years, until its closing, The Comfort Inn Suites, Wilkes-Barre, for 3 years, and last at The Mohegan Sun Arena from its opening until her retirement in 2014.

She was a member of Saints Peter & Paul Church, Plains.

She was preceded in death by her husband Stanley J. Janis, Jr. on April 20, 2017, and her son Stephen J. Janis on May 5, 2016, and her sister Patricia Bachman on July 30, 2014.

Surviving are her daughter Diane Ebert and her husband Bruce, Plains, her sister, Sister Immacule Zdanowicz, O.S.F., Reading.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 10:00 am at Saints Peter & Paul Church, 13 Hudson Road, Plains, PA 18705, with Father John C. Lambert, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be held in the parish cemetery, Plains. Family and friends may call Tuesday morning from 9:00am to 10:00am at church. Arrangements by the Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705.

Memorial donations may be made to The SPCA of Luzerne County, 524 E. Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702, in Dolores’ memory.


Phone 570-823-1358
Fax 570-829-6699


20 South Main St.
Plains, PA 18705

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