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Obituary for Janice Carno

The family writes --

Janice Carno, age 89 passed away on Friday, April 3, 2020 of
complications from Covid-19 at her home in Crane’s Mill, West
Caldwell, NJ.

Janice was predeceased by her beloved husband Irving and is survived
by their four children, Paul (Jane Sarwin), Ellen (Neil Leifer),
Leslie (Steven Harf) and David, nine grandchildren Sam, Alex, Josh,
Mikayla, Zach, Michael, Jake, Liam and Ben and one great-granddaughter

Janice was born and grew up in New York City the only child of Max and
Shirley Kaplan. She was graduated from Hunter College in 1952 with a
Bachelor’s degree and met Irving met on a blind date while she was at
school. They were married for 56 years until his passing in 2011.
Janice and Irving loved traveling the world together, which began with
Irving’s military assignment in Tripoli, Libya from 1955-1957.

Janice's greatest passion was spending time with her extensive
extended family and she loved telling stories of her many cousins club
gatherings She also was a devoted artist, participating in art
classes for 40+ years with artists Peter Homitsky and Philip Sherrod,
and was a member of Sherrod's Street Painters organization. Janice
was an excellent gardener planting large gardens of both flowers and
vegetables each year. Earlier in her life Janice was an elementary
school teacher. Also, she was a life-long member of Hillside Hadassah
and spent multiple terms serving as President of her chapter along
with other roles. For many years she was an active member of Temple
Shomrei Torah Sisterhood in Hillside.

As a result of current medical restrictions, there was not an open
funeral service nor shiva. Donations in Janice’s memory can be made
to Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America or a charity of your choice.

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