Janice L. Hoy, age 66, of Tiffin, Ohio, and formerly of Upper Sandusky, passed away on Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 7:00am at the St. Francis Home in Tiffin.
Janice was born on October 18, 1946 in Saltville, Virginia, to Jack J. and Hazel K. (Sawyers) Bianchi, both of whom are deceased. She married James E. Hoy, and they were divorced.
Surviving are four sons, Timothy (Jessica Porter) Hoy of Tiffin, Charles (Linda) Hoy of Upper Sandusky, Robert Hoy of Marion, and Michael (Tammy) Hoy, of Marseilles. Along with 15 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren and a grandchild on the way.
Janice is also survived by 7 siblings, Dorothy (Harold) Kessler of McCutchenville, Irene Allen of Tiffin, Robert (Rose) Bianchi of Upper Sandusky, David Bianchi of Carey, Mary (Danny) Chester of Pataskala, James (Betty) Bianchi of Upper Sandusky, and Aleta (Dwayne) Lykins of Republic.
Janice was preceded in death by a brother, Jack Bianchi.
Janice was retired from the former Blackhawk Industries in Upper Sandusky. Before that she had worked for Heinz Co, along with custodial work at the Clyde Baptist Church and Quick Cut Knives.
Janice attended the Marion Enterprise Baptist Church, and before that Community Christian Center and Clyde Baptist Church. She was a former Sunday School Teacher and also was a teacher’s aide at Old Fort Schools.
For hobbies, Janice enjoyed going to garage sales, playing board games, and going to the kids various sporting events. Her family and grandkids were her life, and according to her sons, Janice played such a big role in their faith in Christ.
Funeral services for Janice L. Hoy, will be held at 11:00am Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at the Lucas-Batton Funeral Home in Upper Sandusky with the Rev. Bill Williamson officiating.
Visitations will be held on Tuesday, December 17, from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at the Lucas-Batton Funeral Home in Upper Sandusky.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, Heartland of Marion, or St. Francis Home in Tiffin, and can be sent to Lucas-Batton Funeral Home, 476 S. Sandusky Ave. Upper Sandusky, OH 43351.

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