Janet C. Saar

Janet C. Saar, Scranton, died Tuesday morning in the Allied Services Hospice Center after an illness.

Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late George and Esther Kleeman Saar.   She was a graduate of West Scranton High School class of 1960.  After graduation, she worked at Casual Sportswear and the Community Medical Center where she retired from in 2001.   After her retirement, she worked part time at Wegman’s, Dickson City.

She was a member of the St. Matthew’s United Evangelical Lutheran Church.

She is survived by cousins.

She was preceded in death by an infant sister.

As per Janet’s request there will be no viewing and funeral services and interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Center 2010 Adams Ave Scranton, PA 18509 or to the Women’s Resource Center PO Box 975 Scranton, PA 18501

Arrangements have been entrusted to and are under the care and direction of the Vanston and James Funeral Home, Scranton.

To share a memory or to express your condolences to the family please visit www.vanstonandjames.com


  1. John (J.F.) Drury

    I lived next door to Janet when I was very young. I was the youngest of 6 kids and Janet ‘adopted’ me. She made me feel very special and provided me with many wonderful memories. She was kind and generous as was Esther and George. May you rest in Peace my friend. I love you

  2. Robin Alunni

    We loved Janet. She became an extended part of our Family through marriage. She always made us feel important to her with kind words and big hug whenever she saw us.. Her personality was unforgettable. Always made us smile with her quick wit. Janet may you rest in peace.
    Robin & Rich Alunni and Famiy

  3. Robin Alunni

    To our Grandson Michael Serge, his Dad Mike, and his Aunts Kerry and Jennifer and all Janets extended family we are so sorry for your loss. Robin & Rich Alunni and Family

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