BELOIT - Janice L. Melott, 67, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown. Janice was born Feb. 18, 1953, in Youngstown, the daughter of Pete and Edna (Carnes) Boston. She was a graduate of Leetonia High School and worked as a cashier for many years until retiring. Janice loved to cook and bake. Some of her hobbies included sewing, canning, and gardening. Above all, she enjoyed spending time with her family, who will miss her dearly. She is survived by her son, Ace Melott of Beloit; sister Marleen Boston of Columbiana; brother James Boston of Leetonia; nieces Debra Foster (Fiance Tom Ogle) and Tina Masters; nephews James and Frank Boston; and several great-nieces and nephews, especially Abbi and Matthew, who she adored. Janice was preceded in death by her parents and an infant daughter, Melinda. Family and friends may call Sunday from 1 to 3 pm at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel. Visit www.higgins-reardon.com to end condolences to the family.