Obituary of Janet Sarah Anne Gray
JANET SARAH ANNE (KINSELLA) GRAY
It is with profound sadness and many tears we announce the passing our dearly loved Mom, Janet (Jan) Gray (nee Kinsella).
In her 85th year, she died peacefully at Victoria Hospital on Saturday, May 7, 2022 after a brief battle with Pancreatic Cancer.
Jan is survived by her four children, Steve (Linda) Gray, Rick (Laura) Gray, Carrie Gray and Sandy Gray. She is also survived by her sister Carol (Gerry) Hier and her brother Patrick (Brenda) Kinsella and the family pet, Sadie.
Nana was dearly loved by her four grandchildren, Sonny Gray, Jay (Lena) Gray, Michelle (Jamie) Thorpe and Dylan (Melissa) Gray. GiGi was also cherished by her seven great-grandchildren, Olivia and Levi Gray, Mckenna and Everly Thorpe, Easton and Addison Gray and Kai Gray.
Jan worked for many years at The Talbot Inn where she was the office and property manager. After The Talbot Inn was torn down, she became an usher at The John Labatt Centre. She loved taking care of her guests in sections 304 and 305 for the London Knights games. It was common to see her dancing to the music and cheering every home goal and handing out high-fives.
For over 15 years Jan was a volunteer and head buyer for the General Store at Parkwood Hospital and made many new friends there.
Jan also loved to travel and made friends everywhere she went. Her favourite destinations were the Dominican Republic, Barbados and Baseball Spring Training. Mom loved her Toronto Blue Jays and was a very vocal armchair coach.
Jan is pre-deceased by her parents Tom and Sadie Kinsella and four brothers Vic, Gord, Bud and Dan Kinsella.
Also dearly missing Jan are sisters-in law Vi Kinsella, Helen Kinsella, Jane Dean and Yvonne Kinsella. Numerous nieces and nephews are also grieving the loss of their Aunt Jan.
Visitation and funeral details are pending.
Donations to Heart and Stroke and Pancreatic Cancer or a charity of your choice are appreciated.
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