Janet Marie Harkins, 72, of Dawson (Lower Tyrone Township), passed away at 5:50 p.m. Sunday, May 21, 2023, in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant. She was born Jan. 12, 1951, in Mt. Pleasant, a daughter of the late Wesley Paul and Mabel (Davis) Harkins.

Janet was a graduate of Hobart High School in Hobart, Ind. and retired from Walmart in Mt. Pleasant. Previously, she worked at Gary Camera Company in Gary, Ind. and was employed for many years as a secretary at Licciardi Construction Company in Uniontown. Janet enjoyed crocheting, ceramics, gardening, and sports. She was a volunteer and served on the board of directors at the Brownfield Community Center, Dawson, where she helped with the preparation of the monthly buffet dinners and catering for many years.