Janet Louise Bria
Janet Louise Bria
  • January 4, 1931 - January 7, 2018
  • Phoenix, Arizona

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Janet Louise Bria, 87 of Phoenix, Arizona passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018 after a short battle with Lung Cancer in hospice at Ryan House in Phoenix.

Born in Meadville, PA on January 4, 1931 the daughter of William and Marjorie (McGrath) Bleutge; Janet was a graduate of Saint Brigid's Grade School and Meadville High School. She was also a graduate of Penn State University with a degree in Journalism and received her Master of Arts degree from Arizona State University. Janet spent her career as an educator and taught English Literature at Arizona State University and Literature and Humanities at Glendale Community College. After retirement Janet traveled the world with her friends going on a Safari in Africa and trips to Egypt, Greece, Italy, Scandinavia, New Zeeland and Australia.

Survivors include a son, Todd and daughter-in-law Karen Bria of Aptos, CA. A Memorial Mass will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 3, 2018 at St Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 4715 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012. Please visit www.almoore-grimshaw.com to leave condolence messages for the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Arizona Animal Welfare League, 25 N 40th St, Phoenix, AZ 85034 and Ryan House, 110 West Merrell Street, 1st Floor Phoenix, AZ 85013