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JEFFORSONVILLE—Janet Burnor, 78, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Jeffersonville on Jul. 16, 2015.  She was born Feb. 28, 1937, the daughter of G. Donald and Kathleen (Sweeney) Bugbee in St. Albans.  Janet graduated from B.F.A in 1955 and was one of Doc Comi’s star basketball players.  In 1957, she married Duane E. Burnor.  She worked as a telephone operator for New England Telephone Co., US Immigration Service, and in later years Lorraine’s in St. Albans.

Janet was known for her wonderful sense of humor, her beautiful flower gardens and especially her love for her family. She loved family holiday celebrations with Halloween one of the favorites.  The grandchildren would look forward to the decorations and the haunted house “Nan” would have for them each year.  Janet was an avid reader and enjoyed many hobbies.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Duane Burnor; her children, Debra Burnor, David Burnor, Steven Burnor, and Sharon Brahmstedt.  Grandchildren; Dylan Slayton, Brooke Slayton, Paige Slayton, Warren Burnor, Wren Burnor, Wendell Burnor, Colin Brahmstedt, and Connor Brahmstedt,  Great-grandchildren; Serena Hanley, Archer Hanley, and Lillian Blair.  She is also survived by her sisters; Jean Kelley, and Donna ‘Tim’ Rath, and her brother John Bugbee; Brother-in-laws; Allard Burnor, and Terrace ‘Shirley’ Burnor and many nieces and nephews.

A private memorial service will be held in the fall, Janet’s favorite time of year.