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Janet Black


Janet Black

   Janet Elizabeth Black, 85, formerly of Canaan Forks, passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2022 at the Jordan LifeCare Centre.

  Born in Prosser Brook she was a daughter of the late Eldon and Mabel (Hayward) Geldart. For over 47 years she worked alongside her husband Wendall as owners of W.P. Black and Sons Store and Restaurant in Canaan. Family, friends and community were very important to her and she enjoyed knitting and crocheting.

  Survived and sadly missing her are her sons Larry (Cheryl) and Perry (Lisa); cherished grandchildren Ashley, Megan, Danielle, Nathan and Alex and great grandchildren Joshua, Emma, Kennedy, Harper and Carson. Survived also by sisters Phyllis Hicks (late Harold), Carletta Corey (Fred); brothers Vincent (late Diane) and Merlen Geldart (Carolyn) and by nieces, nephews, and sisters-in-law. Predeceased by her husband Wendall, 2006; sister Helen Tilley and brother Floyd Geldart.

  The family would like to thank Dr. Rick Morton and the staff of the Jordon LifeCare Centre for their kind and professional care.

  Resting at the Salisbury Funeral Home, 3350 Rte 106 (372-4800) with visiting Sunday  January 1, 2023 from 6-8 p.m. and from where the funeral will be held Monday, January 2 at 1 p.m. with Pastor Dave MacPherson officiating. Interment at the New Canaan Cemetery.

  In memory of Janet, memorials to the Canaan Community Hall or a charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.

Service Date
Monday, January 2, 2023
Service Time
1 pm
Service Location
Salisbury Funeral Home Chapel

January 1, 2023
Visitation Time
6 - 8 pm
Visitation Location
Salisbury Funeral Home

Burial Location
New Canaan Cemetery

Requested Charity
Canaan Community Hall or charity of choice