OBITUARY

Janis Farrell Downey

July 8, 1937October 3, 2020

Janis F. Downey, age 83, went to meet our Lord on October 3, 2020. A devoted and practicing Catholic, Jan always attended Mass and other services at St. Ann Church and Shrine. She was an excellent student at John McDonogh High School. She was an avid reader and possessed an ability to process information quickly and accurately. Jan was married to Francis J. Downey for 51 loving and caring years and has one brother, Andrew J. Farrell (Nancy R.), along with one niece Christine E. Cruz and one nephew David A. Farrell. Jan was always kind and friendly to others and spent much of her spare time at gardening. She was beautiful, generous and loving to her husband and they shared life to its fullest.

Visitation with the family will be from 10:00 am – 11:00 am on Friday, October 9, 2020 at St. Ann Church and Shrine, 3601 Transcontinental Dr., Metairie, Louisiana with a Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 11:00 am. Interment will immediately follow at St. Louis Cemetery No. 3, 3421 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Jan’s honor to Catholic Charities or the American Cancer Society. Please follow the current restrictions on COVID19 regulations.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, October 9, 2020

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Friday, October 9, 2020

  • Rite of Committal

    Friday, October 9, 2020

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