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Janice "Jan" Tvaroh

Obituary for Janice "Jan" Tvaroh

August 12, 1942 - February 28, 2019
Johnsburg, Illinois | Age 76

Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and Sister


Janice "Jan" Tvaroh, age 76, of Johnsburg, passed away February 28, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was born August 12, 1942, to the late Albert and Kathryn (nee Michels) Huff. On September 11, 1965, she married the love of her life, Terry Tvaroh, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Johnsburg.
Jan catered with her mother, Katie, at the Johnsburg Community Club for many years. She also worked in the Johnsburg High School kitchen for 23 years, where she was known as "Mrs. T." She loved to play games, especially cards and dominoes, with her friends and family. Jan enjoyed spending her summer weekends at LakeLand Campground, in Wisconsin. She was a selfless caregiver to many in the area. Most of all, Jan will be remembered for her smile, laugh, positive attitude, and her ability to bring joy to everyone she met.
She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, Terry; dear children: Scott Tvaroh and Debbie (John) Roller; cherished grandchildren: AnnaLee, Samantha, and Tom; beloved sister: Betsy (Roger) Moehling and sister-in-law: Judy Huff. She is further survived by many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings: Shirley Lieser, John Huff, and Eileen Huff.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 3, 2019, from 3pm until 8pm at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry. Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 10am on Monday, March 4, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2302 W Church St, Johnsburg. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Jan's name may be made to St. John the Baptist's Restoration Fund, 2302 W Church St, Johnsburg, IL 60051, or to your favorite charity.
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