Saturday, August 14th, 2010
Celina native Janice E. Dolfi, 74, of Naples, Fla., and formerly of Farmington, Avon and Easton, Conn., died Aug. 11, 2010, due to cancer.
She was born Dec. 31, 1935, in Celina to Reuben and Roseann Amstutz. She married Sam Dolfi, who survives.
Other survivors are three children, Lisa Dolfi Bell, Simsbury, Conn., Jeffrey Dolfi, Fishkill, N.Y., and Scott (Betsey) Dolfi, Fairfield, Conn.; a sister-in-law, Rose Kasal, Dillonvale; a brother-in-law, Nello (Wanda) Dolfi, Bloomingdale; and seven grandchildren.
She taught hearing deficient students in the Cincinnati public school system. She graduated from Celina High School, attended Cincinnati Conservatory of Music and graduated from The Ohio State University in 1957 with a bachelor's degree in education, specializing in speech and hearing therapy. She was a member of Phi Mu Sorority, Sigma Alpha Eta, the women's auxiliary committee of the St. Vincent's Hospital, Bridgeport, Conn., the women's committee of Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Conn., and the garden clubs of Farmington and Glendale.
Private graveside services will be held in Riverside Cemetery, Farmington.
Memorials can be made to The American Cancer Society, Naples, Fla., or The Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Center Fund at Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Conn.
Arrangements are being handled by The Ahern Funeral Homes.