Kathryn Janos passed away on February 11, 2016, with her daughter, Susan, by her side at her home in Annapolis, MD. She was 101 years old.
She was born May 4, 1914, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her parents were Joseph and Caroline Jazich. Her father was a baker and her mother a homemaker. She is predeceased by her sister, Diane Komand, and brothers John, George and Alexander Jazich. Kathryn married Steven Janos and had two daughters, Nancy Luke (deceased) and Susan Welsh.
Her greatest joy was her grandchildren, Janice Grill, Debbie Brewer, John Luke, Louise Taylor, Pamela Stolte and Kelly Kaplan. Kathryn’s 14 great grandchildren; Eryn and Andrew Grill; Caroline and Hunter Brewer, John and Steven Luke and Kirstin Arnold; Kristin Strain and Cooper Stolte; Joshua, Danielle and Ashlynn Kaplan. She was blessed to lived long enough to see and hold her great-great grandchildren Mac Strain and Ava Curtain.
She loved her home in Maple Shade, New Jersey. She talked about all the parties and dinners we had there. Her neighbors became her family. She loved to garden and sew. Her aspirations as a young woman were to be a clothes designer or host society events in her tea room. She was a talented seamstress with an affinity for knitting.
At the time of her death she resided at College Parkway Place in Annapolis MD. Over a period of 12 years she made many friends and will be dearly missed.
Loved by all who knew her and had the opportunity to meet her, she will be missed. Her joy and laughter brought over a century of smiles, stories and kindness and will live on as an example of the lives she touched.
May the angels embrace her and accept her as she watches over us as one of them from above.
In Lieu of Flowers the family requests donations to Eichel Funeral Home to help cover the funeral expenses.