RUSSELL, Janet Emiko
Janet Emiko Russell born July 20, 1939. Passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, August 15, 2015. Janet is survived by her husband Roger Russell and their children: Cory (Beverly), Terri (Mark) and Craig (Kelly); grandchildren: Andrew, Kendra, Cassandra, Morgan, Austin, Ryan, Preston and Danika.
Janet and Roger were married for the 55 years; both devoted to their children and grandchildren.
Janet graduated from the U of A faculty of Pharmacy in 1961; after a 12 years of working for others, she bought the pharmacy in the Callwood Building which she owned and operated until retiring in 1984.
Janet was an excellent cook and you would be guaranteed a fantastic meal when you attended many gatherings held with family or friends. Roger and Janet travelled extensively and many trips were golf holidays. She always walked the 18 holes with Roger and even got a hole in one in June 2015.
Janet loved charities, participating in several charity functions. At 76, she was still volunteering regularly at the Cross Cancer Institute.
Friends and family are invited to attend a celebration of Janet’s life, Monday, August 31, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at Serenity Funeral Service North Chapel, 10129 Princess Elizabeth Avenue, Edmonton, AB
In lieu of flowers Janet wishes donations to Enhanced Patient Care, Cross Cancer Institute, 11560-University Ave, Edm, AB, T1G 1Z2