Vella – Janice Ella of St. Thomas, passed away on Monday, October 29th, 2012, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in her 61st year. Loved mother of Jodie Marie Vella of St. Thomas and dear grandmother of Jessica and Destiny Hansen. Loved sister of Ralph Speers (Betty), Linda Doan (Martin), Carol Hoekstra (Al), Brian Speers (Katrina) and the late Sharon Hicks. Janice was born in Paris , Ontario on March 22, 1952, the daughter of the late Gordon and Helen (Pottruff) Speers.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Thursday at 3:00 p.m. Cremation to follow, with interment of ashes in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Remembrances may be made to A.L.S. or the Canadian Cancer Society.