Cover photo for Janet Louise Focht's Obituary
Janet Louise Focht Profile Photo
1929 Janet 2018

Janet Louise Focht

February 7, 1929 — May 11, 2018

Janet Louise Focht, 89, Altoona, passed away Friday evening at her home.  She was born in Altoona, a daughter of the late G. Chalmer McElwee and Verna (Leasure) McElwee. On November 7, 1945, she married Walter W. Focht in Maryland.
 
She is survived by her husband, Walter; three children: Ken W. Focht and wife Marlene of Altoona, Don W. Focht and wife Karen of Altoona, Karen L. Maher and husband Rich of Altoona; two daughter-in-law’s: Kris Focht and Cyndi Lovas; 11 grandchildren; and 21 great grandchildren; four nephews; and a cousin.
 
She was preceded in death by two sons: Alan W. Focht in 2005 and infant, Steven E. Focht; and a brother, George Sinclair.
 
She was a graduate of Altoona High School. During her working years, she worked as a sales rep for Avon, a cafeteria cashier for the AASD, and she retired in 1980 as a cafeteria cashier from the Altoona Hospital.
 
Janet was a member of the Trans4mation Church, formerly, Pleasant Valley Assembly of God and the Red Hat Society. She enjoyed horses and dogs.
 
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, May 14, 2018, and from 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Mauk & Yates Funeral Home, Inc., 719 N 4th Avenue, Altoona, PA  16601, with the Rev. James Balzano officiating. Interment will be made at Asbury Cemetery, Altoona.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Janet Louise Focht, please visit our flower store.

Guestbook

Visits: 8

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree