SWART, Janetta Anna Wilhelmiena

(nee DuPreez)

Born July 3, 1934 in Clocolan, South Africa; died tragically on the same day as her son Gerrit, October 30, 2010 in Nanaimo, BC.

Janetta was for many years, a beloved Kindergarten teacher in S.D. 68 at Rutherford and Forest Park schools. She is predeceased by her husband, Cornelis Swart, and her eldest son, “Neels” Swart. Janetta is survived by her brothers Prof. Gert du Preez, and family of Gansbaai, South Africa; Pieter du Preez and family of Parys, South Africa; and sister-in-law, Mrs. du Preez and family of Pretoria, South Africa.

A Celebration of Life will follow at a later date, to be announced in newspapers. In lieu of flowers, donations could be directed to the Canadian Cancer Society in her memory.

Janetta will be remembered for her kindness, her love of children, her friendliness, reliability and understanding of the truth of life. She will be deeply missed.

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