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Janet nee Bartholomew Whitaker

Obituary for Janet nee Bartholomew Whitaker

November 9, 1931 - August 27, 2021
Norristown, Pennsylvania | Age 89


Janet (nee Bartholomew) Whitaker, of Norristown, PA, passed away on August 27, 2021 at the age of 89. Born November 9, 1931 to the late Harry and Kathryn (nee Cantwell) Bartholomew, she is survived by her loving children Charlene Garland (Joseph), Mark Whitaker (Natalie), Jane Danella (Daniel), Barry Whitaker (Lynn), Marie Given (Kurt), and Charles Whitaker (Beth Ann); cherished grandchildren Andrew, Lauren, Kristen, Briana, Nicholas, Johanna, Janette, Jeffrey, Robert, Calvin, Jennifer, Kirbie, Amy, Cooper, Megan, Dennis, step-grandchild Brianne; and 6 great-grandchildren. Janet was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Charles M. Whitaker, and grandson Charles Whitaker.

She is survived by her loving sisters Frances Lorenz and Rita Foley, and her loving sisters-in-law, Sr. Mary Charlene Whitaker, IHM, Janet Whitaker, and brother-in-law, William Whitaker. She was preceded in death by siblings George, Charles, Kathryn, Harold, Paul, Carl, Theresa, and James.

Janet was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and aunt. Her greatest joy came from the time she spent with her children and grandchildren.

Janet was an active and longstanding member of the Norristown Garden Club, Ladies of Saint Francis, Makers Club, Norristown Library, and Suburban Community Hospital Auxiliary.

Janet was a graduate of Pottsville High School (class of 1950) and proud of her role as a majorette.

Relatives and friends are invited to Janet's Life Celebration on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 600 Hamilton Street, Norristown, PA from 10-10:50 AM, followed by her funeral mass at 11 AM; entombment to follow at St. Patrick's Mausoleum.

To share your fondest memories of Janet, please visit Family care entrusted to Boyd-Horrox-Givnish Life Celebration Home of East Norriton, 610-277-7000.

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Norristown, PA 19401
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