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Janet LaRue Spiers

October 17, 1936 — November 9, 2021

Janet LaRue Spiers, 85, of Baltimore, MD, died Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at Edenwald Senor Living after a lengthy illness.

She was born on October 17, 1936, in Altoona, a daughter of the late Homer and Cora Mahaffey Spiers.
Janet was a graduate of Altoona High School class of 1954, and she received her bachelor’s degree in teaching at Indiana State Teachers College. After teaching English at Roosevelt Jr. High School in Altoona, she pursued her master’s degree in social work at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Janet was the district manger of the Johnston Square Center in Baltimore, MD, at the retirement, October 1, 1996.
Janet is survived by a son, Mark C. Spiers and his wife Cheri of Ridgway, two granddaughters; Hannah Spiers and Emily Spiers, and two sisters; Jean L. Smithbauer and Sally Ann Sprow.
Funeral Service for Janet L Spiers will be held privately at the convenience of the family.
Burial will be at Blair County Memorial Gardens.
Krise Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 130 Center Street, Ridgway, Pa 15853 is handling the arrangements and online condolences may be offered at

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