Janet A. Booz, 91, formerly of York, passed away peacefully on Saturday morning, May 27, 2017 at Brethren Village. She was the wife of the late Charles C. Booz who passed away in March of 2003. Janet was born in York, daughter of the late Curvin S. Senft, Sr. and Esther Bentz Senft. She was a graduate of West York High School, Elizabethtown College, and earned a Master’s Degree from Temple University. After teaching English, Latin, and French in York County Schools, during her 35 year career in public education, she retired from York Suburban School District in 1982. She was a faithful member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ until her marriage in 1965, at which time she joined the York First Church of the Brethren. Following her move to Brethren Village in 2008, she transferred her membership to Mountville Church of the Brethren. Janet will be remembered as a caring wife, mother, friend, and teacher by all who knew and loved her. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, reading, singing in her church choirs, spending time with her grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and also volunteering her post-retirement time with the York Literacy Council and other service organizations.
She is survived by her step-son: Laurence C. (Janice) Booz, Mountville. Step-daughter: Linda Booz Klein, New Haven, CT. Grandchildren: Aaron L. Booz, Pittsburgh, and Abigail M. Klein, Paris, France. Sister: Sarah E. Senft, York. She was preceded in death by her sisters: Catherine Leppo, and Rachel Lau; and her brother: Curvin S. Senft, Jr.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the Mountville Church of the Brethren, 60 Clay Street, Mountville, PA 17554 on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Becky R. Fuchs, officiating. The Visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent in Janet’s memory to: St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 2173 Stoverstown Rd., Spring Grove, PA 17362 or the Mountville Church of the Brethren. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Mountville/Columbia. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.