Born to Henry and Nelly Penner of North Battleford, Saskatchewan.
Married to David J. Block in December 1954 in Abbotsford, B.C. During this happy union 5 children were born which brought many years of joy to her life.
Janice loved competitive sports, with curling and playing ball at the top of her list. She participated with Dave in the Canadian Curling Championships in 1974 and later in the Women’s B.C. Championships twice. Later years, Janice took up travelling with her good friend Eva.
A wonderful mother, companion and friend to all she leaves behind daughter Barbara (Mike Malashewsky), Rhonda Elliott, Shelley (Steve Szollosi), Gerry (Carol) Block.
She was predeceased by her husband David, one daughter Iris, and two grandchildren Marla and Steven.
Janice enjoyed 6 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
No service was requested. Donations in her name can be made to the BC Hospice Society.