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Janice Marie (Olson) Harleman

June 10, 1931 ~ January 28, 2024 (age 92) 92 Years Old
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Janice Harleman Obituary

Janice M. Harleman, 92, of Lehighton, entered into eternal rest on Jan. 28, 2024. She was the widow of William C. "Bill" Harleman, who passed away on Oct. 21, 2008.

She and her husband were the owners/operators of the Boulevard Drive-In and Restaurant, Lehighton, for 43 years.

Born in Lansford, she was a daughter of the late Hillmer and Myrtle (Koch) Olson.

She was a member of the former Grace Lutheran Church, Lehighton.

She was a 1949 graduate of Lansford High School, where she was part of the cheerleading squad.

She was a member of the Lehighton American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and the Order of Eastern Star.

Surviving are a daughter, Debra Ahner of Lehighton; a son, William C. II, and his wife, Kate, of Tamaqua; a sister Linda, wife of Robert Moyer of Lehighton; three grandchildren, Chad, Cathy and Shannon; eight great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephew.

She was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Alexa Harleman; two brothers, Hillmer and John Olson; and a sister, Carol Beltz.

Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 2, Andrew P. Ovsak Funeral Home, 190 S. Fourth St., Lehighton, with SALM Emma Weaver officiating. Interment, Gnaden Huetten Cemetery, Lehighton. Viewing 10-11 a.m. Friday. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her name may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of Greater PA, 2595 Interstate Drive, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110, or the Lansford Historical Soc., P.O. Box 44, Lansford, PA 18232.


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February 2, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Andrew P. Ovsak Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc.
190 S 4th St
Lehighton, PA 18235

Funeral Service
February 2, 2024

11:00 AM
Andrew P. Ovsak Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc.
190 S 4th St
Lehighton, PA 18235


Lansford Historical Society
POP Box 44, Lansford PA 18232

Alzheimer's Association of Greater PA
2595 Interstate Drive, Suite 100, Harrisburg PA 17110


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