Janelle D. John


On the evening of August 8, 2019, Jan arrived in her heavenly home to be greeted by her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She was born May 18, 1955 in the Town of Porter to the late Dallas M. and Oralle Wilson. She was a member of the Onondaga Eel Clan residing on the Tuscarora Nation.
Jan attended Niagara Wheatfield High School and worked at various local establishments (while her greatest joy was being a stay at home mom). She was a member of the Tuscarora Indian Mission, leader of the Thursday Night Prayer Group, as well as having her own hand making card ministry.
She enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She had a great sense of humor and was filled with much laughter and joy, even during her hardest moments. Jan had a gift of creativity, whether it was crafts, beadwork, cardmaking, scrapbooking, sewing, decorating, cooking, and many more.
She was on fire for the Lord, therefore God used her in so many ways. She was a mentor and showed compassion to all who encountered her. Jan always reached out and lent a hand to everyone, putting their needs before her own. She brought comfort to all even if it was just a smile or a few words. She was a true angel. Most of all, she loved sharing about her Lord, Jesus Christ, whom she loved very much. He was the light which shined through her wherever she went.
She was the gorgeous wife of Alvin John for 44 years. Loving, most caring mother of Daniel, Theresa, Anthony and Amanda. She is survived by her siblings, Val (James) Swanson, Corrine (Joe) Jamieson, Kevin (Suzy) Wilson, Barry (Sue) Wilson, Net Wilson, Lance Wilson, Mindy Clause; sister-in-law, Bea Harris, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Jan was very fond of her great nephew, Nodin Printup. She was predeceased by two brothers, Dallas "Will" Wilson and Joel Wilson.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, August 18, 2019, 4:00 PM, at the Tuscarora Indian Mission, 5035 Walmore Rd., Sanborn, NY 14132, with Pastor Donald Robinson. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jonah Center Oncology, ECMC, 462 Grider Street, Buffalo, NY 14215, or Niagara Hospice House, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094-1231.
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Dewey jeffords
Aug 18, 2019
Love you guys and sorry again
Gina Tarapczynski
Aug 17, 2019
I know her family very well. she will be sadly missed by all! God Bless and R.I.P.
Cindy Williams
Aug 16, 2019
Jan was a great mother, mother in law, and a step grandmother, she made so many outfits , crafts and was so giving. She is now home and free of pain. all my blessings to you and your family.
Mona Mt.Pleasant Hamby
Aug 15, 2019
I grew up next door to Jan.. She always gave me her old 45 records..😚 Memories ! My deceased Hubby Ed graduated from Trott with AJ. Condolence to all her family..She will be missed .
Mona J Hamby Mt.Pleasant
Aug 15, 2019
I grew up next door to Jan . As teens she gave me all her old 45 records ! πŸ˜ƒ Memorys ! Alvin graduated from Trott with my deceased Hubby Ed . Condolences to all her family . She will be missed .
Great nephews and nieces: Dallas, Trevin, Teah and Kaylie Wilson
Aug 15, 2019
Dallas: " Auntie always asked me how my Paddington bear was doing. She gave me a chair for him to sit on. We're both going to really miss her."
Trevin: "She always gave me a hug when I saw her at Church in her spot. She always sat in the same spot. When I sneezed she said, "God bless you child." She's going to like Heaven."
Teah and Kaylie: "We always loved all the decorations Auntie Jan gave to us, jewelry, beadwork and headbands. We have lots."

We're all going to miss her so much. She had the best parties and the best desserts and the best prizes. She always gave us extra prizes. If we sang she gave us even more prizes. When it was time to leave she'd say take food home with you. We'r
...e glad she's in Heaven with Jesus though. She liked our songs about Jesus. We're all going to see her again some day.Read more
Linda John
Aug 15, 2019
Many condolences to you and your family 😭 Jan was a VERY Beautiful woman and person inside and out..she was a blessing God πŸ™ knew she was suffering and took a wonderful ANGEL πŸ˜‡ HOME πŸ™
Rita Farrell
Aug 14, 2019
So very sorry for the loss of your Mother and sister! My deepest condolences to all. Prayers and thoughts to allπŸ™πŸΌπŸ™πŸΌπŸ™πŸΌ
Laurie Hill Gregorski
Aug 14, 2019
Sending love, hugs and prayers to the John/Wilson families for strength and comfort at this difficult time.

R.I.P. Jan God Bless all.
Love Laurie and Frank.
Bethann Colpoys
Aug 14, 2019
My sincerest condolences to all. May Jan Rest in Peace. Prayers πŸ™β£οΈ
Linda Burning
Aug 14, 2019
Jan I will miss you my friend you was there for me and my kids when we didn't have anyone else, thank you so much for letting us be a part of your family πŸ˜” You truly had a big heart ❀️ My deepest condolences to the Jhon and Wilson families πŸ’žπŸ’žπŸ˜”