Janet Louise Clark Bollinger, 87, died after a lengthy illness on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, with her children at her side. Janet was the daughter of Anna Mae Ressler Clark and Clifford F. Clark. Janet is preceded in death by her husband Albert Earl Bollinger, who taught mathematics at Latrobe High School for many years. Janet and Albert were married for 55 years.
Born on August 27, 1932, Janet was a lifelong resident of Derry and a member of the First United Methodist Church. She worked as a secretary for the Penn State Engineering department and at Latrobe Steel, but is best known for her 40-year ownership with her husband of Derry Florist and Greenhouse. She will be remembered by Derry residents for her beautiful floral arrangements, her kind heart, and her fun-loving smile.
Janet is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Arlene and John Wingard of Derry; Sister-in-law and brother-in-law Jerome and Alice Susa of Latrobe; son Brian Clark Bollinger of Latrobe; daughter and son-in-law Carol and Richard Slifka of Derry Township; and daughter and son-in-law Amy and Mark Maloy of Derry. Her grandchildren are Sarah Slifka Christopher and husband Phil, Emily Slifka and husband Ben Hollobough, and Matthew, Lucas, and Ryan Maloy. She was blessed with two great-grandchildren Henry and Edie Christopher and several nieces and nephews.All services and burial in Coles Cemetery were private for the family
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