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Janet Marie Ross

August 10, 1942 ~ January 11, 2021 (age 78)


Janet Marie Ross, 78, of Newtown, longtime resident of Danbury, passed away on Monday, January 11, 2021. She was the loving wife of Francis “Bob” Ross.

Janet was born in Mount Kisco, NY on August 10, 1942; a daughter of the late Mario and Mary (Andrews) Daone. Janet was a 1961 graduate of Danbury High School and received her Masters Degree in Social Work from Fordham University in 1985.

Janet lived in Danbury for over 50 years, before relocating to Newtown in 2013. She was a retired Social Worker having worked for Danbury Hospital, Glen Hill Nursing Home the State of CT Social Services Department. 

In her spare time, she enjoyed cooking traditional Lebanese meals for her family and volunteered with the Salvation Army. Janet was a lifelong member of St. Ann Melkite Catholic Church in Danbury.  Upon moving to Newtown, she became a parishioner of St. Joseph Church of Brookfield. 

Janet is survived by her husband of 57 years, Bob and their 4 sons: Bobby Ross and his wife, Karen; Jeff Ross and his wife, Tina; Steven Ross and Jimmy Ross and his wife, Marissa. Janet is also survived by 7 grandchildren: Anthony, Alison, Cole, Tate, Eme, Olivia and Julianna as well as 2 brothers; Joe and Rich Daone. 

Due to the COVID 19 restrictions affecting all of us at this time, a private funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, January 15, 2021 at 11:00 AM at St. Joseph Church, Brookfield. There will be no calling hours and interment will be held privately.

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Private Funeral Mass
January 15, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Joseph Church (Brookfield)
163 Whisconier Road
Brookfield, CT 06804

Video is available for this event

Private Interment

Saint Peter Cemetery, Danbury


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