Janice S. Galloway
BEMUS POINT — Janice S. Galloway, 86, of Bemus Point, died Sunday, June 9, 2019 ,at her home.
She was born April 25, 1933, in Bemus Point, the daughter of the late Leslie and Marjorie Beightol Shepardson.
Janice was a graduate of Bemus Point Central School and had attended Alfred State College. She had been a bank teller for Chase Bank in Bemus Point and in earlier years, worked for Jamestown Phone Company and was a partner with her sister, Jeanette at J’s Yankee Peddler.
She was a member of the Bemus Point Study Club, the Bemus Point Historical Society and the Bemus Point United Methodist Church.
Janice was an avid golfer and reader. She also enjoyed baking, gardening, being outdoors and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her husband, Richard P. Galloway, whom she married Oct. 14, 2000; three children: Margie (John) Weise of Mayville, N.Y., Daniel W. (Rhonda) Lipsey of Vine Grove, Ky., and Amy Rothwell of Nevada; two stepdaughters: Michelle (Ken) Harris of Virginia and Allison Galloway of Virginia; six grandchildren: Bridget (Cody) Shevlin, Brittany (John) Stow, Jerimie Rothwell, Joshua (Taylor) Lipsey, Christopher Lipsey, Josh (Jenna) Witten and Jeremy (Laura) Witten; three step grandchildren: Branden and Lauren Newcomb and Timothy (Delilah) Nicholson; 12 great-grandchildren; a sister. Joyce Wight; and a brother, Richard Shepardson.
Janice was preceded in death by her first husband; William L. Lipsey; her parents; and a sister, Jeanette Arnold.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at the Bemus Point United Methodist Church (4954 Bemus-Ellery Road). Mike Quimby and the Rev. Bill Allen will officiate. Burial will be in the Bemus Point Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m., on Friday, June 14, at the Freay Funeral Home in Mayville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Bemus Point Volunteer Fire Department (P.O. Box 306, Bemus Point, NY 14712), Chautauqua County Hospice and Palliative Care (20 W. Fairmount Ave, Lakewood, NY 14750), or the Bemus Point United Methodist Church (4954 Bemus- Ellery Road).
To leave a remembrance or to post condolences to the family, please visit freayfuneralhome.com.