Janet M. "Jan" Smith, 77 of Lehigh Acres, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013. She was born Aug. 5, 1936, in Philadelphia, Pa.
She resided in Philadelphia, then for several years at Lake Pine in Medford, N.J., before moving to Lehigh Acres.
She was the owner of Mello-Tone Music Studio in Philadelphia. Shortly after relocating to Lehigh in 1977, she opened Jan's Workshop, a ceramic shop that served the community for more than 27 years.
She is survived by her dear friend, Fran Bonar of Lehigh Acres; several cousins; special friend, Jerry Clark of Forked River, N.J.; and her furry companion, Pooh Bear.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in the chapel of Hope Hospice, at 1201 Wings Way.
Gifts in her memory may be made to Hope Hospice.