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Janice Blane Suglio

Janice Blane Suglio (née Poling), 73, of Berryville, VA, passed away on April 17, 2017 in Envoy of Winchester.

She was born May 15, 1943 in Phoenix, AZ the daughter of Ralph and Xenna Leah Poling (née Westfall).

She married Thomas Martin Suglio on January 20, 1962.

She achieved the rank of Worthy Advisor in the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls (IORG) and graduated from Carl Hayden High School in 1961.

Jan had a variety of careers during her life. While living in Arizona and Oklahoma, she drove a school bus and taught kindergarten; in Mons, Belgium, she was a chairman of case workers for the International Red Cross; in Ohio, she was a home inspector, decorative artist/teacher, and doula. She served as President of the Decorative Artists Guild of Southern Ohio (DAGSO).  Jan loved to cook for family and friends and will be remembered for her Grammy rolls and blackberry jam.

Jan is survived by daughters Dawn Michelle Lyon (Martin Patrick Lyon) and Rachel Christine Tracy (Christopher Lee Tracy), daughter-in-law Rosa Maria Suglio, brother Louis Marshall Poling, sister Illona Emilie Cantrell, and her beloved grandchildren—Nicolas Gianni and Isabella Rosa Suglio, Sarah Michelle Tracy, and Gabriel Thomas Lyon.

She was preceded in death by her husband and her son, Raymon Edward.

A private funeral will be at a later date in the Dayton National Cemetery.

Jan’s daughters would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Connie Falls and her many kind friends at the Mary Hardesty House in Berryville, VA for their loving care.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to “The Thomas M. Suglio Colorectal Cancer Patient Advocacy Program” at 27 West Morten Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85021-7246 or on the web at

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