September 23, 1930 ~ June 24, 2020
Born in: Rochester, NY
Resided in: Rochester, NY
JANET T. DAVIS
Rochester: Janet passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 due to complications of the COVID-19 virus. Predeceased by her parents, Frank and Ruth Davis; sisters, Ruth Mary Davis, Barbara Davis; sister and brother-in-law, Virginia and Richard Mahns; brothers, Rev. Francis R. Davis, John E. Davis. She is survived by her loving nieces and nephews, Daniel (Teresa) Mahns of Maine, Kevin G. (Carleen) Mahns, Timothy (Margaret) Mahns, Sheila (Robert) Borelli, Patricia Mahns; 14 great nieces and nephews; 6 great-great and 4 step-great-great nieces and nephews; many cousins and dear friends, including her lifelong friends, Sarah (Al) Bertman and Margaret Mitchell of North Carolina.
As a devout Catholic, Janet was a faithful parishioner of Holy Rosary, Immaculate Conception and Sacred Heart Cathedral. She attended Holy Rosary grammar school, Nazareth Academy, and Nazareth College where she studied social work. After 40 years of social work providing protection to countless children and their families, Janet retired to her family homestead where she enjoyed working in her garden and attending daily Mass. She especially loved to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, and holidays with her sister and brother-in-law, Virginia and Dick Mahns and her many nieces and nephews.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no calling hours. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at a future date at Sacred Heart Cathedral. A private interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery was held on Friday, June 26, 2020.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Sisters of St. Joseph at SSJ Office for Mission Advancement, 150 French Road, Rochester, NY 14618-3822; Nazareth College at Nazareth College Development Office, 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618 (Write annual fund in the memo line); or Sacred Heart Cathedral at The Cathedral Community, 296 Flower City Park, Rochester, NY 14615. For more information or to sign Janet’s guestbook please visit MeesonFamily.com.
The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Janet T. Davis 's name.