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Janice Cheryl Cassidy

Janice Cheryl Cassidy, 62 of Sherman, IL passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2020 in the comfort of her home surrounded by friends and family after a 13-year battle of cancer. Janice graduated from Nokomis Highschool in the class of 1977. She then attended Lincoln Land College of Illinois and graduated with her Associate Degree. Janice worked for the State of Illinois for 30 years and recently retired due to health issues. Jan loved her job and her coworkers. Janice loved life and she enjoyed her family especially her nieces and nephews. She loved having a good time with her friends and extended family. Janice had a special love for her animal friends. She loved her cats and dogs. She leaves behind Tucker (her dog) who was always at her side.  

She is survived by her Mother: Melba Cassidy of Ohlman, IL: Brother Roger (Beaulah) Cassidy of Ohlman; Sister: Pam (Ron) Myers of Nokomis, Nieces and Nephews: Zeke Cassidy of Ohlman, Alexa Cassidy of Ohlman, Darci (Brent) Harrison of Fillmore, IL, Trisha Taylor of Greenville, IL; Great-Nieces and Nephews: Dolan Harrison of Fillmore, IL; Peyton Harrison of Fillmore, IL; Laynie and Bailey Taylor of Greenville, IL. She was preceded in death by her father: Darrell Cassidy.   

Visitation will be held on Friday, August 28, 2020 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Funeral Home in Nokomis, IL. Funeral Service will follow the visitation starting at 7:00 p.m. at Sutton Funeral Home in Nokomis with Pastor Amanda Richards officiating. Inurnment will be held at a later date in Ohlman Cemetery in Rural Ohlman, IL. Due to COVID-19 and the Governors orders please practice social distancing and wear a mask.

Memorials may be made to the Montgomery County Cancer Association Ethan’s Angels for a Cure 19 Circle Dr. Litchfield, IL 62056 or the Springfield Animal Protective League 1001 Taintor Rd. Springfield, IL 62702.

 Sutton Funeral Home in Nokomis is assisting the family with arrangements.

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A year has passed and Jan is missed everyday.

Laurie & Roger Lewis Mechanicsburg Aug 23 2021 6:42 PM

My sympathy to all of Jan's family.... i pray that through trust and faith in God, you find peace.

Kimberly Noyes Aug 30 2020 12:00 AM

Jan was such a wonderful person to work with. Always willing to help and with that beautiful smile on her face. She will be sorely missed by all. Prayers and hugs to her family

Dolly Hidlebaugh Aug 27 2020 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear of Jan's passing. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Perry & Marla Hess Aug 26 2020 12:00 AM

Jannie...my friend forever and always!! Love you girl! Miss you so much!!

Connie Wood Aug 26 2020 12:00 AM

I am sorry to hear of Jan's passing. I hope that as a family you will find strength in each other through this difficult time.

Cynthia Crowe Aug 25 2020 12:00 AM

Thoughts and prayers to the family. I knew Jan from NHS. We were roommates for a short time in Spfld in 1977 along with one of her classmates. Nice gal, always had a smile on her face !!!

Cindy Hoff Aug 25 2020 12:00 AM

Thoughts and Prayers. June Bauer and Family

Susan Bauer Francis Aug 25 2020 12:00 AM

Enjoyed all the time that I spent in high school with Jan and our days at the Dairy Queen

Joanie Saatkamp Moscardelli Aug 25 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Janice Cassidy

Linda & Terry Christer Aug 25 2020 12:00 AM

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