Janet Dorothy Pierczynski

     Janet Dorothy Pierczynski, 75, of Utica, passed away on Friday, July 8, 2022 at her home.

     Janet was born in Boonville, NY, on January 7, 1947, the daughter of Robert, Sr. and Dorothy (Tuffy) Nellenbach, and was a graduate of West Leyden High School.  On May 1, 1971, Janet was united in marriage with James Leo Pierczynski.  James died on July 31, 1996.  For 36 ½ years, Janet was employed as a therapy aide with Mohawk Valley Psychiatric Center in Marcy and Utica.  She was an avid reader, who also enjoyed bowling, traveling and she was of the Catholic faith.

     Mrs. Pierczynski is survived by her daughter, Stephanie Wilson of Gainesville, TX; her son, Steven J. Pierczynski of Utica; two cherished grandchildren, Victoria Lynn Wilson of TX and Clinton John Wilson of FL; three sisters and one brother-in-law, Karen and John Schindele, Judith Nellenbach and Sharon Woodcock; two brothers, Michael Nellenbach and Ronald Nellenbach and a sister-in-law, Nora Nellenbach as well as several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by two brothers, Robert Nellenbach, Jr and Ernest Nellenbach.

     In keeping with Janet’s wishes, there are no calling hours and a private family service will be held.  She will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery in Utica.