LEONORA (BABE) JANES

JANES,

Leonora (Babe)

Mar. 22, 1923 ~Mar. 28, 2014

Babe Janes (nee Menhams) passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness with dementia.

Babe was predeceased by her loving husband John in 2007 and infant son Johnnie in 1942. She was also predeceased by her sister Pat Browne in 2004 and brother Jake in 2005 and sister-in-law Ada Janes and brothers in-law George Janes & Ray Janes.

Babe is survived by her two daughters Brenda (Gordon) Odgers, Judy (Brian) Mahaffey, five grand children, Celine (Monty), Chelley (Paul), Cherie (Mike), Todd (Lone) and Grant (Sandra). Also surviving her are her six great grandchildren Courteney (Kevin), Carley, Jay, David, Bryan and Nathan.

Babe is also survived by her two sister-in-law Mildred Janes and Audrey Menhams.

Babe was born and raised in Nanaimo. She was a very loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was always ready to cook a great meal, with love, for her family and friends. She was a great seamstress and knitter, keeping her family in sweaters.

Babe will be interred at Nanaimo City Cemetery alongside John and Johnnie.

She will be sadly missed by her family and

friends. Babe’s family would like to thank the

first and second floor staff for the wonderful

care and kindness shown to her over the past

seven years at Nanaimo Seniors Village.


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