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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Janet O’Lair, 86 – Involved in Ringtown Community

Janet O’Lair, of Ringtown, passed away on Thursday evening, September 3, 2020, at her residence.

Janet was born in Union Township on December 30, 1933, the daughter of Emily (Klingerman) and Roy Swank.

She was a 1951 graduate of the Ringtown High School, then moved to the Claymont, Delaware area where she worked in the clerical departments of the Dupont Company, Claymont Steel, Colorado Fuel and Iron and later Phoenix Steel.She last worked for and was retired from the Pennsylvania State educational system.

Janet was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, as was a former member of various clubs and organizations in the Ringtown area.

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She was preceded in death by husbands, William Lynch and Joseph O’Lair, and by her brother Luther Swank.

She is survived by her son, William “Billy’ Lynch, and her companion, Walter “Wimp” Shoup, both of Ringtown.

As per Janet’s wishes, all services will be private.

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