Deloris Janney, age 87, of John Day, Oregon and long-time resident of Dayville, Oregon passed away peacefully at her home in John Day on November 2, 2020. A graveside service will be held in her honor at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, November 11th, 2020 at the Dayville Cemetery in Dayville, Oregon. She will be laid to rest next to her husband Gerald "Jerry" Janney and her brother Joseph E. Picchi.
Deloris was born in Wadsworth, Nevada, on April 19, 1933, to Angelo and Violet Picchi. She met her first husband, Jack Nielson, in Paso Robles, California. They were married on October 21, 1952. They lived in Reno, Nevada, for many years. Jack died in 1994.
Deloris met her second husband, Gerald "Jerry" Janney, in Oregon. They married on August 26, 1995. Jerry died in 2013.
In addition to her husbands, Deloris was preceded in death by her brothers, Roy and Joseph Picchi, her step brothers Frank and Albert Bristow, and her sister Elaine Stroud.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law Gloria and Gary Phipps; her step-son Russel Nielson; and one granddaughter Gina Phipps. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Memorial contributions in memory of Deloris' and her dog Missy's honor can be made to the Ed bush Fund at the John Day River Veterinary Center through Driskill Memorial Chapel, 241 S. Canyon Blvd., John Day, OR 97845. The Ed Bush fund is for seniors who can't afford services for their pets.
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