Robert W. Janes

Born: Sat., Nov. 26, 1927
Died: Tue., May 21, 2019

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Robert (Bob) W. Janes
Robert (Bob) W. Janes, age 91, passed away
on May 21, 2019 in Orlando, Fla. Bob was
born on November 26, 1927 in Ripley, N.Y. to
the late Wayne B. and Nellie M. (Carris) Janes.
Bob was a graduate of Ripley
Central School where he played on
the Varsity Basketball & Football
teams. Bob also proudly served his
country in the United States Army
and supported several Veterans
organizations throughout his life.
He enjoyed fruit and grape farming
while in Ripley and retired as a
Supervisor at the City of Orlando
Motor Transport after 31 years of
Bob always enjoyed lending a helping hand to anyone
in need and readily shared his mechanical skills
with all. He loved being with his family and friends
and will be greatly missed.
Besides his wife Lorraine (Smith) to whom he was
married on January 21, 1950 for 69 years, Bob is
survived by his two sisters Marion Paisley and Janet
Mencer, his son, William Janes and daughter, Kathy
Evans. Bob is further survived by his three grandchildren
Robert, Jessica and William Janes.
Interment will be held at North East Cemetery, Pa.,
at a later date.
In lieu of flowers donations in Bob’s memory may
be made to the VFW or Salvation Army. Funeral
arrangements are being handled by the William D.
Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake Street North East.
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