Janet Marie (Stout) TharrettAugust 15, 1924 ~ December 21, 2017 (age 93)
Janet Marie (nee Stout) Tharrett, age 93, of Clarence, formerly of Tonawanda, passed away on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Brothers of Mercy Nursing Home. Born August 15, 1924 in Cranberry, New York, she was the third daughter of the late Percy and Hazel (nee Ellis) Stout. Janet graduated from Tupper Lake High School and Vestal Business College. In 1945, she married Cpl. Warren N. Tharrett and later moved to the Buffalo area. She was a longtime member and former Deacon and Elder of the First Presbyterian Church in Tonawanda. Janet was a member of the VFW #7545 Ladies' Auxiliary. Her love for children prompted her to become a Teacher's Aide at Mullen School for many years.
Janet enjoyed raising her children and loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be remembered as a caring, compassionate and giving person with her never-ending love of family and friends.
She was the beloved wife of the late Warren N. Tharrett, who died in 2001; mother of Winona Terry of Anoka, MN, Nanette Massaro of Lockport, Shauna (William) Dock of East Lansing, MI, Jaci Margante of Amherst, and the late Jeffrey W. Tharrett, who died in 1974; and sister of the late Hugh Stout, Wilbur Stout, Ruth Kjelgaard, Winona Morczynski, Lillian McNally, and Grace Morin. Also surviving are four cherished grandchildren, Quinn, Shenell, Jeffrey, and Christa, six great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 2-4 & 6-8 PM Thursday only at the HAMP FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 37 Adam Street at Seymour, Tonawanda. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 AM Friday at First Presbyterian Church, 149 Broad Street, Tonawanda; the Rev. Leslie Latham officiating. Friends invited. Interment will be cared for privately at Acacia Park Cemetery, Town of Pendleton. If desired, memorials to the First Presbyterian Church, 149 Broad Street, Tonawanda, NY 14150, are preferred by the family.