Janet Lynn VanKirk
Member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Janet Lynn VanKirk, 53, of Scenery Hill, died Friday, August 30, 2013, surrounded by her family.
She was born July 23, 1960, in Washington, a daughter of Kemp Jr. and Mary Theakston Lynn.
Mrs. VanKirk was a 1978 graduate of Bethlehem-Center High School. She went on to cosmetology school.
She was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
Mrs. VanKirk enjoyed riding motorcycles and gardening and was an avid Penguins and Steelers fan. She always looked forward to vacationing in Myrtle Beach with her family.
On November 2, 1985, she married Mark E. VanKirk, with whom she has shared 27 years of marriage.
Surviving, in addition to her husband and parents, are a daughter, Miranda Lynn VanKirk of Scenery Hill; a sister, Yvonne K. Plute (Martin) of Scenery Hill; and two nieces, Carli Lynn Plute and Kelsey Marie Plute.
Family and friends will be received from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 1 to 9 p.m. Monday in Nichol Funeral Home, 1873 East Maiden Street, Washington. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, September 3, in Bethlehem Lutheran Evangelical Church, Scenery Hill, with the Rev. Peter D. Asplin officiating. Interment will follow in Scenery Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 21 Church Road, Scenery Hill, PA 15360. A guest book may be viewed at www.nicholfuneralhome.com.