Monday, June 15, 2015

Janice S. Vossler

Wellsville, NY - Janice S. Vossler, 83, of 2724 Miller Road, passed away on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at the Wellsville Manor Care Center with her loving family at her side. She was born June 15, 1931 in Buffalo, the daughter of the late Norman A. and Pauline (Malte) Schultz. On April 19, 1954 in Wellsville she married Donald W. Vossler who predeceased her on March 4, 2011.

Janice was a 1949 graduate of Bennett High School in Buffalo and a 1952 graduate of Buffalo State Teachers College. She was employed as a teacher and substitute teacher at Wellsville Central School for many years. Strong in her faith, she was an active member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Wellsville, where she served as a Sunday School teacher and was a member of the choir, Couples Club and the Senior Citizens. She was also a former member of the American Association of University Women. An avid singer, with a love of classical music, she also loved to read and passed her love of reading on to her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by two sons, Daniel (Rose Mary) Vossler of Wellsville and Timothy (Tonya) Vossler of Perry, GA, two daughters, Deborah (Bill) Susie of Severn, MD and Mary (Chris) Minges of West Henrietta. She adored her five loving grandchildren, Justin and Kayla Vossler, Jenna and Ryan Minges and Anna Susie. She is also survived by a brother-in-law, Lawrence (Margery) Vossler of Wellsville and a sister-in-law, Marilyn (Jack) Palmer of Avon Park, FL, as well as several nieces & nephews. She was predeceased in addition to her parents and husband, by a son, Steven in 1991.

Friends are invited to call on Saturday, June 20, 2015, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 470 N. Main Street in Wellsville. A memorial service will follow visitation at 3:00 pm in church with Rev. Robert Morris presiding. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church or the Activities Department of Wellsville Manor Care Center. To leave online condolences, please visit


  1. Mary and Family:
    I am very sorry to hear about your mom. I have many fond memories of spending time at your house and having dinner with your mom and dad. Again, I am sorry to hear of your loss.

    Janice Vitale

  2. I am so sorry for the Family's loss, i was so fortunate to spend on three different occasion's with Janice and Don. First time in August 1999 a wonderful time for us. the second time in November 2002 Thanksgiving they got to meet all my big family and I enjoyed it so very much. The third visit I was invited to visit Wellsville I felt so at home and love Wellsville. Even tho the visits were far apart I will miss these good People and was blessed to have known them. GOD BLESS Tony & Pat Malone

  3. Dan, Rose Mary, Kala and Justin:

    Please accept my sympathy for the passing of Dan's mom. May you find comfort from friends and family during this time.
    John P