Janet May Landcastle

November 2, 2022
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Rushville- Janet May Landcastle, age 86, passed away at her home on Wednesday, November 2, 2022.

Friend may call Friday (Nov. 11th) from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.

A Funeral Service will be held Saturday (Nov. 12th) at 11 a.m.

at the First Congregational Church in Rushville, NY. Burial will be in Rushville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Congregational Church, PO Box 612, Rushville, NY 14544; or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 435 East Henrietta Rd., Rochester, NY 14620.

Janet was born June 7, 1936. She was the daughter of the late Howard Gorton and Genevieve Runt Gorton. Janet was a 1953 graduate of  Middlesex Valley Central School. She received an Bachelors Degree at the age of 42. Janet was a Social Worker at the Seneca Nursing Home until her retirement.

Janet was a member of the Tuesday Club and the Rushville History Room. She was an active member of the First Congregational Church in Rushville.  Janet was a gifted musician, who played the organ at the Church for 50 years. She enjoyed her family and loved to cook for them.

Janet is survived by her husband of 68 years, Jamie “Jim” Landcastle, Jr.; five children, Pamela Landcastle, Yvonne (Mike) Nolan, Jackie (Gene) Allaire, Terry (Karen) Landcastle and Jamie Landcastle III; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren; brother, David (Nancy) Gorton; sister-in-law, Patricia Peta; brother-in-law, Rodney Landcastle; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Janet was predeceased by infant son, Gary Landcastle; sister, Patricia Lane; and brother-in-law, Richard Landcastle.

Please visit www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com to leave a condolence for the Landcastle family.



Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home

Friday, November 11, 2022
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
2583 E. Main St. Gorham
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Funeral Service

First Congregational Church in Rushville

Saturday, November 12, 2022
11:00 AM
22 N. Main St. Rushville
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Claudia Clark from Penn Yan NY on Nov. 3, 2022

Oh my gosh. I am truly sorry. She was such a sweet lady. Prayers for your entire family.

Karen Leach from Waterloo NY on Nov. 3, 2022

I have such great memories of Mrs. Landcastle. Condolences from my mom, Kay Hackett, and myself

Cindy Bryan from Stanley ny on Nov. 3, 2022

I was shocked to hear this. What a wonderful woman. She was loved by so many people . She will be missed. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. If there is anything I can do, please let me know.

Deborah Nesbitt Gibbs from NEWARK, NY on Nov. 4, 2022

Mrs. Landcastle was a very special lady whom had made me feel special when staying at her home with her daughter Pam. She will be missed greatly by all who knew her. My prayers and thoughts are with her family, sorry for your loss.

Dawn Lamagna from Newark on Nov. 5, 2022

I loved working with Janet. She was a wonderful lady

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