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Janet E. Stokes Obituary


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“Bart & Christina, I am so sorry to hear about your Mother. Amber told me and my prayers are with the family at this time. I am sorry that I never got...Read More »
1 of 27 | Posted by: Charlie Menendez

“Dear Gary, Cara, Bart, and Cristina, I was so sorry to hear about Janet's passing. She was a wonderful, inspiration woman. My warmest thoughts and...Read More »
2 of 27 | Posted by: Dawn Perkins

“Dear Gary and Family, I am so sorry to hear of Janet's passing. She will be greatly missed. Her chains are gone, her soul set free and earth has...Read More »
3 of 27 | Posted by: Alice Hilliard

“One day we will all be togather again sharing laughs and having a party. ”
4 of 27 | Posted by: Eddie Lee

“Gary and Family, You and your extended family are in my mind and heart as I know your are experiencing a tremendous loss. The tribute in Janet's...Read More »
5 of 27 | Posted by: Bobbie Montano

“Dear Gary & family: It's hard to believe we've gone full circle from childhood, baseball and football games to the passing of our loved ones. My...Read More »
6 of 27 | Posted by: John A. Heitz

“Your strong sense of family and positive attitude was boundless throughout your life and will always live to inspire me. ”
7 of 27 | Posted by: Darrin & Renee Wagner

“Gary, My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
8 of 27 | Posted by: Manny Valladares

“Bart, Cristina, and Family, I am very sorry to hear the news. I wish you all well in the coming months of mourning and remembering. Warmest...Read More »
9 of 27 | Posted by: Brian Schwarz

“Dear Gary, My Prayers are with you and your family. God Bless, Lori AWP ”
10 of 27 | Posted by: Lori

“Dear Bart and Cristina, Danny and I are so sorry to hear the terrible news of your Mother. We think of you, Cristina and your family during this...Read More »
11 of 27 | Posted by: Danny & Bonny

“Dear Stokes Family; Please accept my sincerest condolences. I am always saddened to see the loss of a loved one, Especially so young. Although they...Read More »
12 of 27 | Posted by: DS DAnza

“My sympathy goes to all who knew Janet and who feel this deep loss. With disbelief I read of Janet's passing. A smile comes to my face when I picture...Read More »
13 of 27 | Posted by: Letty VanKleeck

“It surely was fun being cousins! You will always have a special place in my heart! ”
14 of 27 | Posted by: Shirley Bowers

“Gary and family, I'm so glad that Carol and I were there in May to see Janet. These pictures are just beautiful and what a wonderful way to remember...Read More »
15 of 27 | Posted by: Connie Wagner

“I have loved you all my life and love is the tie that binds us as family. ”
16 of 27 | Posted by: Mikelann

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Marilyn & Bill ”
17 of 27 | Posted by: Cousin Marilyn and Bill

“Carol, Clyde and all of Janet's family, Our hearts and prayers are with you during your loss. As the days, months and years go on, may the memories...Read More »
18 of 27 | Posted by: Hollee Ellis

“There is an emptyness in our heart and our family. Janet has always been the the leader of the Cousin's She will be greatly missed. Our thoughts...Read More »
19 of 27 | Posted by: Jay and Sharon Caywood

“Our sincere sympathy, Janet was too young to leave her family. We enjoyed our time with her & all of you. God takes the best...she will be missed &...Read More »
20 of 27 | Posted by: Brad & Debbie Richter

“Dear Bart, I was so sorry to hear the terrible news of loss of your Mom. My prayers are with you, Cristina and your family during this very...Read More »
21 of 27 | Posted by: Catherine Schauf

“Bart, I'm sorry to have learned this morning about your loss. Keeping you close in thought and prayer. Rob Richter ”
22 of 27 | Posted by: Rob Richter

“To the Stokes family. My prayers and thoughts are with you Gary and your family. Janet will be in our prayers. We're so sorry. Natalie and Bobby...Read More »
23 of 27 | Posted by: natalie faison

“To Janet's family-Janet became my friend while her Mom and Dad were residents at Bon Secours Assisted Living and I was the director of activities....Read More »
24 of 27 | Posted by: Wilma Harris

“Our prayers are with you at this time of sorrow. Our condolences from the Crisci family - Fort Lauderdale, FL ”
25 of 27 | Posted by: Charley Crisci

“Janet was an inspirational lady...her children are a tribute to the wonderful person she was. I think back fondly to all the Venice High School...Read More »
26 of 27 | Posted by: Patricia Summerlee

“Gary, Janet was an extraordinary woman and she will be deeply missed. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
27 of 27 | Posted by: Jim & Debbie LaPinska


Janet E. Stokes, age 61, of Venice, died on June 26, 2008. She was born in Kansas City Missouri on January 7, 1947. She had a teaching career in Missouri and retired from Venice High School in 2003. She was active at First Christian Church, past president of Venice Area Women's League, and she enjoyed golf and traveling. Surviving family members include her husband of 41 years, Gary; daughter Cara Lyn Stokes of Venice; son Bart (Cristina) of Washington, DC; sister Carol (Clyde) Lorance of Springfield, MO.
A memorial service will be held at the First Christian Church of Venice, 1100 Center Road, on Monday, June 30, 2008 at 10 AM.
Janet leaves a host of good friends and a motto, it will be fun. Memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society 2801 Fruitville Rd., Ste. 250, Sarasota, FL 34237.

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