Janet W. Moffitt

May 8, 1930September 26, 2020

Janet Wilson Moffitt, 90, of Orleans, Massachusetts died on September 26, 2020, at Pleasant Bay Nursing Home from complications of a stroke.

Born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1930, she was the oldest child of J. Lawrence and Flora Moffitt. Growing up in Wethersfield, Connecticut, she lived in Dallas, Texas for many years where she worked as a legal secretary before returning to New England to care for her aging parents. She was a devoted mother, and her greatest joy was helping raise her granddaughter, Jessica. She read avidly and took special pleasure in staying abreast with current events, about which she held passionate views. She also took delight in correspondence with family and friends.

Janet is survived by her daughter, Cindy Abasolo of Sandwich, Massachusetts, her granddaughter and grand son-in-law Jessica and Kyle Galloway of Huntsville, Alabama, great-grandchildren Jasmine, Matthew and Brayden, as well as sister Carol Kline of Easton, CT, brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Claire Moffitt of Marblehead, Massachusetts, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Cynthia.

Burial will take place in the Orleans Cemetery at 2pm on Thursday, October 1st. Per the family's request, please wear bright colors, as Janet would really love that. Family and friends are invited to join in a memorial service via zoom same day beginning at noon.. Please email niece Loree Farrar at for information about how to log in. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to WCAI, her favorite radio station, or Oxfam America.

If you are able to join the memorial service for Janet Moffitt, so that we can comfort each other and celebrate her life. The logistics: •DATE: Thursday October 1 •TIME: Noon eastern time (11am central, 9am pacific) •METHOD: Zoom •To join online (preferred, so we can see each other): •To join via phone: 1 669 900 9128. Meeting ID: 768 274 4425. Password: 693591 •Detailed joining info here •WHAT TO BRING: We will start by lighting a candle of remembrance; if possible, please have a candle with you so that we can all participate together (and a lighter!). Please also bring your memories; we will have a chance to share with each other during the service •RSVP: yes please. Include your cell, so we can reach you if you if there are any logistical issues. You can also RSVP via text to 650-333-1565 In a sad time like this, joining together in memory brings comfort. I hope you can join us.



Janet W. Moffitt

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Darlene Skog

October 1, 2020

To Janet's family and loved ones, your mom was a treasure and we so enjoyed our conversations with her and her interesting take on current and world events. Please accept our deepest sympathy and prayers at this difficult time.


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