Janis Fincke, 63, of Union died Nov. 23, 2012. She was born in Newark and also had resided in Hillside.
Ms. Fincke was a counselor for newly diagnosed cancer patients and acted as a support advocate.
She is survived by her daughter, Erica (Shawn) Clark of North Carolina; her mother, Celia Fincke of Union; a sister, Paula Garrett of Manalapan; four brothers, Lawrence Allen of New York City, Sandor Fincke of Union, Kenneth Fincke of Stroudsburg, Pa., and Mark Fincke of Colonia; and four grandchildren.
Services were held Nov. 27 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.