Janet Lee Engstrom, 61, of Rochester passed away on May 29, 2019 in Good Samaritan Hospice at Heritage Valley Beaver after a hard fought battle with Cancer. She was born in Beaver Falls on June 13, 1957. She was the daughter of the late Akiko Bair and was fostered by the late Ray and Ruth Buttermore of Rochester.
Janet was a loving, compassionate mother, grandmother and friend. Her children and grandchildren were the light of her life and she loved spending every minute that she could with them.
She is survived by her former husband and still friend Mike Engstrom,Negley, OH; Loving mother of Jarod McBride,Rochester; Kei Lee Boehm, Beaver; and Lindsay (Andrew Huey) Engstrom, Rochester; Grandmother(MiMi) of; Bella Badamo, Landan Boehm, Eleanora & Elowyn Huey; A sister of Jack (Barbara) Bair, Portland, OR; Nancy (Glenn) Brobeck, Center Twp.; Betty (John) Pitaro, Economy Borough; also a sister-in-law: Renda (Bob) Minehan, Peoria, Il; And also survived by numerous nieces and nephews; her best friend Ruth Jurcic of Rochester & her beloved cat Tux.
A memorial to celebrate her life will be held at a later date.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Remtula, the nurses and staff at the Hillman Clinic in Beaver, and the staff at Good Samaritan Hospice at Heritage Valley Beaver for all of their wonderful care extended to Janet and family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation PO Box 1848 Longmont, CO 80502.
Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Rochester are entrusted with the arrangements