March 21, 1929 ~ April 30, 2020

Born in: Rochester, NY
Resided in: Greece, NY

Greece:  Passed away on April 30, 2020 at the age of 91, due to COVID-19 complications.  Janet was born March 21, 1929 in Rochester, NY.  She graduated from Our Lady of Mercy High School.  She married Robert J. Brown on November 24, 1949.  Robert predeceased her 10 years ago after 61 years of marriage.  Predeceased by her son, Christopher Brown. Survived by her children, Jacqueline (Thomas) Croft, Alison (William) Vandertang, Daniel (Patricia), Douglas; daughter-in-law, Kathy Brown; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.  Survived by her brothers, Stephan (Gloria) Miller, Joseph Miller and sister-in-law and best friend, Jean Brown.

Janet had many hobbies including sewing, knitting, crafts, puzzles, painting pictures, golf, bowling and euchre club.  She worked at Deerfield Country Club with Robert, which she named because of all the deer.

Friends may call Thursday (May 6th) 4-6 PM at Vay-Schleich and Meeson, 1075 Long Pond Road. Her Memorial Mass will be celebrated Friday (May 7th) 11:00 AM at St. Mark’s Church, 54 Kuhn Road, Greece. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Mark’s Church, 54 Kuhn Road, Rochester NY in Janet’s memory. For more information and to sign her online guestbook, visit www.meesonfamily.com




Visitation: Thursday May 6, 2021 04:00 PM - Thursday May 6, 2021 07:00 PM

Vay-Schleich & Meeson - Greece Chapel
1075 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY 14626

Service: Friday May 7, 2021 11:00 AM

St. Marks Church
54 Khun Road
Rochster, NY 14612

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  1. Aunt Janet..
    I will miss you. You were always so loving and kind to me. I always wished that you had been my Mother. I know that you are now an Angel in Heaven talking to Jesus … You were always an Angel to everyone here on earth.
    You will always be in my heart.
    I love you very much. Sending Prayers, Love and Hugs to you….
    Love you… Carol

  2. Alison, My heart goes out to you. How difficult it is losing your Mom, especially during and because of this time when you can’t really receive the comfort and presence of your friends and family. Know that until I can hug you and sit with you in person, I am doing so in my heart and spirit.. All my love, Susie

  3. To the Brown family – I am sorry to hear about your Mom’s passing I just found out after talking with my sister Anita recently. My heart goes out to you all. She was such a wonderful lady and one of my Mom’s closest and dearest friends. I will never forget her smile and how she was always there for our family during the fun times and the tough times too especially when my Mom became ill. Her kindness and strength of spirit will always be remembered by all of us Halls. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers. Hugs to all of you.

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