Jane. W.
Brockport:  January 28, 2011 at age 50.  Predeceased by her father, Thomas Waters, Sr. & sister, Mary Ann Waters.  She is survived by her husband of 27 years, Martin E. Herrmann; children, Bridget Herrmann, Patrick (Michele) Herrmann & Shawn Herrmann; mother, Norma Waters; brothers, Thomas Waters, Jr. & Joseph Waters; many friends.   Her Memorial Mass will be celebrated Saturday, 9:30 A.M. at St. John the Evangelist Church, 2400 West Ridge Road.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Humane Society at Lollypop Farm, 99 Victor Road, Fairport NY 14450 in her memory.

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  1. A kinder, happier, more wonderful person that Jane never lived. She made the world a better place and touched everyone who knew her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all as you go through this difficult time.

  2. Dear Marty, Bridget & Scott, Patrick & Michele and Shawn, You are in my thoughts daily, this loss of Janie is so difficult. What a wonderfully close, strong family you are!! I grew up with Janie and cannot remember a time when she wasn’t here. My whole family loved her. Everyone did. Janie, my fearless friend ‘ whether laughing in the face of the neighborhood bully, jumping fences on her horse Smoky, or rowing us way way way out in the middle of Lake Ontario (at nighttime!). Being with Janie always meant sunshine and good times. Oh Janie, are you busy making everyone laugh & smile up in Heaven now? But till then we’ll be missing you. Love to you all, Mary Marg Stubler.

  3. Dear Marty, Bridget, Patrick, Shawn & Lucky;
    We send our deepest sympathy to all of you. I can’t even express our sorrow enough. Jane is already deeply missed & our prayers and thoughts are sent your way. We considered Jane a true friend, great neighbor and most of all, a part of our family. She always spoke so highly of you all and loved you more than you will ever know. My children loved her so much as well as Brian and I and often our children would say…can we invite Jane over tonight? We all loved her always engaging smile and bubbling personality. She always knew how to make everyone feel special and cared about.
    Love to you all, and Jane you are greatly missed and may you rest in peace.
    Love The Northrups

  4. Dear Waters and Herrmann Families,
    Our family lived next door to Janey when we were growing up. Jane was an awesome person. She was , kind, fun, and ALWAYS smiling. The last time we spoke she talked so lovingly about her family, you could just see the love in her eyes. We will remember her fondly, and keep her family in our prayers.
    Sincerely, Jean and Tony DePetres and Family

  5. Dearest Marty, Bridget, Patrick & Shawn, I am completely heartbroken to have just read that one of my dearest friends, my beloved Janie, is now a bright light in Heaven. How wonderfully she brightened our lives with her smile, her laugh and always her words of praise and encouragement. She was truly a treasure and I will hold her in my heart forever and always feel blessed to have called her my friend. Take care Martin Family. I am so very sorry.

  6. Herrmann Family — Our deepest condolences on your tremendous loss. Words barely describe how shocked and saddened we were to learn of Jane’s passing. She had a smile and personality that just lit up a room. Her family meant everything to her, and she was a sincere, generous, and extremely funny friend! We feel truly blessed to have known her. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  7. Herrmann Family,

    I am deeply sorry for your loss. I send my condolences to you and all your family. May God help you through this. Stay strong. Love you all.

  8. Herrmann Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Though you never knew me I worked with Jane at the animal hospital. I truly enjoyed my time working with Jane and she will be missed.
    Your family is in my prayers.
    Kasey Perkins

  9. I had the pleasure of knowing Jane for many years and considered her a wonderful friend who was forever bubbly and vibrant as she went about her very busy life! We would talk about our children and how they were growing up so fast and how proud we were of them. She loved her family so much. I will miss talking to her..

  10. I was so sad to hear about Jane’s passing. My deepest condolences are with your family. I worked with Jane at Stone Ridge Animal Hospital. She was such a great person to work with. So kind & considerate. I can still hear her laugh. Jane might not be here on earth but she will always be with you, in your hearts & memories. Not knowing any circumstances of her passing, I hope she’s at peace now. I am so sorry for your loss.

  11. I’m so sorry to hear of Janes passing. I worked with Jane at Brockport College a few years back and let me say she was the one of the best people I have ever known. she was quick with that infectious smile and laugh and you couldn’t help but to join in. She proudly spoke of her family and children often and was a great leader and inspiration to anyone who knew her. Please know that she will be deeply and sadly missed by everyone. Again, my condo;ences.

  12. Janie was and always will be one of my oldest, dearest friends. She was my forever friend. There is not a childhood memory that does not include Janie. Janie’s smile could light up a room and her laugh was infectious. When you made friends with Janie it was for life. She was so loving and caring always putting everyone else first. Janie loved you Marty, you were her soul mate. Janie was so proud of you Bridget, Patrick and Shawn and she loved you beyond words. Janie will always be a part of our lives, maybe not here on earth but in our hearts.

  13. Janie, I will certainly miss you! You always had such a warm smile, a loving hug, and a kiss for me whenever we saw each other. I know that you are with your sister and with the Lord. This thought consoles me. God bless you, Janie and someday, we will meet again! Lots of hugs and kisses, from your cousin, Jimmy Murphy

  14. Martin and Family,
    I do not know how to begin to tell you how sorry I was to read in the paper this morning that Jane has passed. I trully hope that she did not suffer as she was a wonderful person full of life and a pleasure to be around her. She knew how to have a fun time and I enjoyed working with her at Stone Ridge Animal Hospital and I appreciated her business buying dog food from me while I had the business going. I always looked forward to talking to her when she called, no matter if I was busy at work or just at home.
    I know that she played a huge part in her family life and will be missed greatly. I remember when her sister was ill, Jane and I had talked a lot about her sister’s illness, and how she was feeling so very bad about the fact that she was loosing her sister to cancer. Jane could not comfort her sister enough and always wished that she could do more for her. Now It may be comforting to know that Jane is with her sister and she will be there to guide you through each and every day, because that is Jane…. she will always be there to comfort you.

    May God Bless you and your family during this time, and my deepest Sympathy

    Barb Wiemer

  15. Marty and family. We felt such sorrow after learning of Jane’s passing. We had such good times with her and so enjoyed her sense of humor and her laugh. I can hear it now. Your memories will help you through this, and you must have wonderful ones. She was a wonderful person. You are in our thoughts and prayers. She truly will be missed.

    Sue and Tod

  16. Marty and family:
    My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. There are no adequate words to help ease your pain. Jane was a wonderful wife and Mom and I’m honored I had the opportunity to meet her at several functions. Marty – I know how you feel and will always be willing to talk or do anything to help out you and your family.

  17. Marty, Bridget, Pat and Shawn,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all as you celebrate Janie’s life tomorrow. We were so sorry to hear about her passing and wish we could be with you all tomorrow.
    Growing up I always thought that Aunt Janie was so cool. Who else would serve me a whole bottle of pop? In an actual glass bottle! I will always cherish those memories and hope to live my life with the energy and joy that she always did.
    Lots of Love, Jessy (and family)

  18. My deepest sympathy to the Herrmann family for such a huge loss. I got to know Jane through Patrick when we were in flight school together and she was so proud of her children. I did not know Jane over a long period of time but she was a NICE person. She will be missed.

  19. My heart broke with this tragedy. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Janey was a dear friend and second mother to Den. She will be greatly missed by our whole family.

  20. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you in this time of need. Jane was a wonderful friend. Her smile and laugh were contagious. She always put the needs of others before herself. Jane was so proud of her family and their accomplishments. She was intently interested in her friends’ families. Jane was a joy to talk with and made everyone feel special. We loved her and will miss her. We will think of her often and remember fondly how Jane has touched our lives.
    Karen, Dave, Ken, & Dan Arnold

  21. To the Herrmann and Waters families: We were saddened to learn of Jane’s passing. We knew her through the Brockport Blizzard soccer club and Nativity Church. She was energetic, friendly, and a great source of support for the annual tournament. She always wore a smile. We will remember her with much affection.

  22. To the Herrmann and Waters families: You are in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult and sad time. May you find comfort and peace in the days ahead.

  23. When I think of Janie, I smile and my heart is warmed. What a lovely, happy, bright presence– she lit up the neighborhood when we were growing up. My prayers are with all of you, and I am grateful that I knew her.

  24. Words can’t begin to describe the pain in my heart over the loss of my closest, oldest, and dearest friend, Janie. My prayers for Marty, Bridget, Patrick, and Shawn -her soul purpose. We love you all. Maria and Jeff Johnson

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