Janice Scott Castner

September 29, 2022
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Penn Yan- Janice Scott Castner, age 91, passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at the Keuka Comfort Home.

A Memorial Service to Celebrate the life of Janice Castner will be held on Saturday, May 20th at 11 a.m. at the Yatesville United Methodist Church, 1894 Yatesville Rd., Penn Yan, NY 14527. A Reception will follow in the church dining room.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Yatesville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 708, Penn Yan, NY 14527; the Keuka Comfort Care Home, P.O. Box 107, Penn Yan, NY 14527; or the Humane Society of Yates County, P.O. Box 12, Penn Yan, NY 14527.

Janice was born July 18, 1931 to the late Lloyd Scott and Lucille Kindelberger Scott. She grew up in Ferguson Corners. In the 1950’s she worked at the Telephone Company in Penn Yan. Later she worked at Rainbow Junction for about 15 years. Janice was a devoted wife and mother.

Janice was an active member of the Yatesville United Methodist Church. She made the biscuits and gravy for their Chicken and Biscuit Dinners for many years, passing her skills on to some of the younger members. She had also made the custard for the church’s Homemade Ice Cream Socials.

Janice enjoyed crocheting, needle point and macramé. She belonged to a Home Demonstration group in the 1970’s. She also enjoyed flower gardening, feeding and watching the birds, and sitting outside in the sunshine. Janice was a former Secretary for the NY State Steam Engine Association.

She is survived by five children, Michael (Karen) Castner, Betty Jo Cason, Stephen (Betty) Castner, Barbara Burk and Lisa Castner; six grandchildren, Michael (Aubri Crawford) Castner, Ronnie Cason, Megan (Sean) Wakeman, Kaitlyn Castner, Charles Burk and Melissa Burk; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Janice is also survived by one sister, Marian (Jim) Baird; one brother, Gilbert (Kathy) Scott; two sisters-in-law, Connie Scott and Cathy Scott; brother-in-law, Mark Kaspryzyk; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Janice was predeceased by her husband, Harlan Castner in 2011; sisters, Dorothy McCaig and Phyllis Jorgensen; and brothers, Gerald Scott, Lloyd Dan Scott and Lewis Don Scott.

Please visit www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com to send a message of condolence to Janice’s family.


Celebration of Life

Yatesville United Methodist Church

Saturday, May 20, 2023
11:00 AM
1894 Yatesville Road
Penn Yan, NY
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Doug and Diane Tusch from Hemlock, NY on Sep. 30, 2022

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Castner family during this difficult time.

Laurie (Benedict) Haj from Fayetteville, AR on Oct. 1, 2022

I have known mom Castner my whole life. She and my mother were friends as teens. She was a wonderful woman who will be missed. RIP

Mollie Ross from Penn Yan on Oct. 2, 2022

Mrs. Castner's welcoming smile will always be a memory. Sleep overs, swimming in a pond, and her famous apple salad will not be forgotten. Thoughts and prayers to the Castner families. RIP Mrs. C.

Brenda Jorgensen Lawson from Macedon, NY on Oct. 4, 2022

My sympathies to the entire Castner family. Your mom was so warm and loving and a pleasure to be around. May happy memories bring you comfort in the future.

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