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Janet S. Kapala

September 25, 1964 — March 7, 2023


Janet S. Kapala, 58, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 7th, 2023, at her home in the care of her loving family.

Janet was born in Saginaw on September 25th, 1964, to James & Shirley (Franctk) Kapala. She married Donald Kapala, and together they raised their two children Tracy and Jason. She worked for many years at Vic’s Market as a cashier. She loved to read & put puzzles together. Above all, Janet loved her family and spending time with them.

She is survived by her children, Tracy (Kevin) Fent and Jason (Anna) Kapala; 7 grandchildren; father, James (Cathy) Kapala; brothers: Duane (Sharon), Steven (Susan), and James (Aileen); sisters: Debra (Joseph), Mary (Timothy), Barbara (Floyd); several nieces & nephews, extended family, and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Donald; mother, Shirley; and two infant brothers.

Private arrangements have been entrusted to Hanlin Funeral Home – Vassar.

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Janet and her family are in the care of Hanlin Funeral Home – Vassar. 1148 W. Saginaw Rd, Vassar, MI 48768. Phone (989) 823-8621.

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