Obituaries

Janice Maurine Comstock Kelsey

October 6, 1927 - May 5, 2020

Age 92, passed away peacefully on May 5, 2020 at the Wyoming County Nursing Facility in Warsaw.

She was born October 6, 1927 in Warsaw, daughter of the late Harold F. and Amy F. Stamp Comstock. She graduated from Warsaw Central School in 1946.

Janice was predeceased by her husband of 44 years, Lewis Gerald Kelsey whom she married August 6, 1949.

Janice was employed at Wyoming County Community Hospital as Senior Admitting Officer for thirty years, retiring in October of 1985. She was a longtime member of the Warsaw First United Methodist Church where she served as secretary from 2000 until 2014. She was also an inspector of elections for the Wyoming County Board of Elections and was tour director of the W & G Travel Club. She was a member of the New York State Retired CSEA/AFSME Chapter 1000. Janice was also a chaperone for Mighty St. Joe’s Drum & Bugle Corps of Batavia from 1965-71.

Janice is survived by her son, Gerald L. (Dianna) Kelsey and her daughter, Jodie (James) Wallace as well as her grandchildren, Jessie M. Kelsey, Michael J. Wallace and Phillip A. Wallace.

A celebration of life will be planned for later in the year.

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May 10.20 from Barbara Wolinski:

Our sympathies to the Kelsey family.  Jan was a beautiful lady inside and out.  Cherish your memories.

May 9.20 from Steve Wallace:

Such a lovely lady and like a second mother to me growing up! One of my mother’s best friends! She will
be missed by so many! Blessings and prayers to the entire Kelsey family as you mourn the loss of this very special lady. Rest In Peace dear lady!

May 9.20 from Gregory hoffmeister :

I’m so sorry to hear that jan has passed, our family’s were very close. She’s going to be missed by all her friends and family. I was fortunate to see her not that long ago. She was in great spirits and full of life. She always had a positive outlook on life. We will miss her

May 9.20 from Mary Lou Hamm:

So Sorry to the Wallace and Kelsey family- Your Mom and Grandmother was such a Great woman - so many wonderful Memories growing up as well as later on - she will certainly be missed- Love and Prayers to all of you- Mary Lou

May 9.20 from Mark Pickard:

I am so sorry to here of your mother’s passing!  She was a great lady!  I will always remember her cheering in the bleachers at the volleyball matches.  I was able to visit with her many times at the nursing home and we had some good discussions.  She will be missed.

May 8.20 from Jane and Roger Stephens:

I am so very sorry for your loss.  Jan and I worked together at WCCH back in the late 60’s, lots of funny experiences we had.  Rest In Peace Jan.

May 7.20 from Tim & Carolyn Lyons:

Jan was a lovely lady.  Our sympathies to you.

May 7.20 from Linda Carmody:

My sympathy to the Kelsey family.  My parents were always good friends with Jan and Gerald.  They were also friends through church for many years.  I remember her well.