It is with heavy hearts that the family of Janet Grace (Claxton) Edwards announces her passing, which occurred on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at the Saint John Regional Hospital at the age of 65. Born in London, UK, she was a daughter of J. Kenneth Claxton and the late Grace Cooper.
Janet worked as a high school teacher in the UK before immigrating to Canada in 1998. She then served in the Church Army and at the Coverdale Centre in Saint John.
In addition to her father, Janet is survived by her loving husband, David; her brothers Michael and Paul; sister Sarah; aunts Beryl and Pamela as well as many cousins in the United Kingdom. Janet is also survived by her stepmother Elizabeth Claxton and her stepfather Derek Martin. Janet is predeceased by her mother Grace.
Arrangements are under the care of Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, N.B. (634-7424). Visitation will be held at Stone Church on Monday, November 12, 2018 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM & 6:00 – 8:00 PM. A funeral service will be held from the Church of Christ the King, 2000 Loch Lomond Rd, Saint John, NB, on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 11:00 AM. An Interment will take place at a later date. Donations in Janet’s memory may be made to Threshold Ministries (Church Army), Christ the King Anglican Church, Stone Church, or to a charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be placed at www.BrenansFH.com.