Obituary of Janet Bennett
Janet M. Bennett
Writer of Boonton
Janet M. Bennett, 88, of Boonton, NJ, peacefully passed away at home on Thursday, May 16, 2019.
Born in Canton, MA to Leo and Nina Weisse, Janet was a graduate of Radcliffe College / Harvard University. She married Norman J. Bennett in 1951 and together they raised their family of four in Boonton, New Jersey.
Janet was active in her hometown of Boonton, NJ, where she wrote a popular local newsletter, The Nosey Parker, and volunteered many hours at the Boonton Historical Society and Museum. She was also the founder of the "Janet Club" and a prolific writer.
She was predeceased by her husband, Norman J. Bennett, sister, Barbara Weaver and brother, Leo Weisse. Surviving are her children, Amanda Bennett, Peter Bennett, Alix "Martha" Bennett and Kathryn Bennett; grandchildren, Terry Foley, Aly Bennett, Georgia Foley and Greylin Bennett, and son-in-law, Don Graham.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with the family at the Codey & Mackey Funeral Home, 107 Essex Avenue, Boonton, NJ on Monday, May 20, 2019 from 4-7 pm, followed by a Service of Remembrance at 7:00 pm in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Boonton-Kiwanis First Aid Squad or the Boonton Historical Society in memory of Janet would be kindly appreciated.
Visitation with Family & Friends
Service of Remembrance
107 Essex Avenue
Boonton, NJ 07005
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