Janet Re Jones, of Bradenton, FL formerly of Fairfield, CT passed away on Jan. 10, 2017 at the age of 85. She was born on Aug. 15, 1931 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Dominick and Vincenza (nee Simonelli) Re, and was preceded in death by brother, Thomas Re. Janet was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. A devoted Roman Catholic, Janet was very involved in church activities and headed prayer lines for almost 50 years. She was an accomplished golfer and tennis player, and an award winning oil painter of landscapes, still life and portraits. She enjoyed interior design, caberet theater, and attending the opera. Janet and Bill enjoyed traveling abroad, especially Italy, Portugal and Belgium. Janet especially loved her many friends and mah jongg buddies. Janet is survived by her beloved husband of 62 years, William H. Jones; loving daughters, Karen Jones of Laguna Beach, CA, Elaine Jones Webster (Louis) of Seattle, WA and Barbara Jones Pak (Louis) of Bradenton, FL; brother, Daniel Re of Brooklyn, NY and cherished granddaughter, Lily Jones Webster. A Funeral Service will be held on Tues. Jan. 24, 2017 at 10 am at Our Lady of the Angels, 12905 E State Rd 70., Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Casa San Juan Bosco Phase II, (Homes for Families of Migrant Farm Workers), c/o Sister Cathy Buster, 1000 Pinebrook Rd., Venice, FL 34285.
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