Janet Howard

November 10, 2021
Janet Howard
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Gorham- Janet Howard passed away peacefully at the House of John in Clifton Springs on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, with her family at her side.

At Janet’s request, there will be no calling hours. Burial will be at the convenience of the immediate family in the Little Church Cemetery in the Town of Seneca.

Janet was born June 1, 1931. She graduated from Freeman Business School in Geneva in 1947. Janet worked at Geneva General Hospital for several years. She married George A. Howard, Sr. in 1948. Janet was employed by the Henderson GLF in Gorham as head bookkeeper for ten years. She worked in the Ontario County Real Property Tax Office for 23 years as Office Manager.

Janet was President of the Gorham Fire Department Ladies’ Auxiliary in 1958. She was Treasurer of the Gorham United Methodist Church for many years. Janet also served as one of the Directors of the Town of Gorham Historical Society and as Treasurer of the Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild. She had many friends and they had many good times together.

Janet is survived by her daughters, Kathleen and Patrice Howard; her son, George Howard, Jr.; her grandchild, Peggy (Craig) Hey; and her great-grandchildren, Clark and Ella Hey. Janet was predeceased by her husband, George Howard, Sr. on September 5, 1997.

Donations in Janet’s memory may be sent to the House of John, 14 Spring St, Clifton Springs, NY 14432; the Town of Gorham Historical Society, P. O. Box 90, Gorham, NY 14461; and the Gorham United Methodist Church, Box 225, Gorham, NY 14461.

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