Janis Marlaine Branscombe
It is with heavy hearts that the family of Janis Marlaine
(Hopey) Branscombe announces her passing, which occurred on Wednesday,
December 12, 2018 at the Saint John Regional Hospital after a lengthy
stay. Born in Saint John, N.B., she was the daughter of the late
Clarence and Fernie (Moore) Hopey.
Janis will be lovingly missed by her husband of 45 years,
Wade Branscombe. She will also be missed by her aunts Myrtle
MacDonald, Margaret Milner (Wayne), and Patricia (Moore) Robertson;
uncle Weldon Moore (Brenda); great aunt Lillian Horsman;
sisters-in-law Grace Branscombe and Gail Dupuis (Normand) as well as
several nieces, nephews, cousins, and god-children.
Aside from her parents, she is predeceased by her brother
Terrance Hopey; brothers-in-law Reginald Branscombe and Eldon
Janis graduated from NBCC, then worked in accounting at a
credit union and finished her career at Canada Post as Finance
Administrator. Janis loved children and played an important role in
the lives of many. Her family and church were important to her and she
was an active member of St. Thomas Church in Black River, serving as
parish treasurer and on WA, as well as Sunday school in previous
years. She loved spending time at the camp in St. Martins, both summer
and winter, and doing outdoor activities like snowmobiling with the
love of her life, Wade. She had fond memories of their car trip across
Canada as well as shopping, especially her annual Black Friday trips
to the United States.
Arrangements are under the care of
Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise
Row, Saint John, N.B. (634-7424). Visitation will be
held on Sunday, December 16, 2018 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM
& 6:00 – 8:00 PM. A funeral service will be held
from the Brenan’s Chapel on Monday, December 17, 2018 at
12:00 PM. An Interment will take place at St. Thomas Cemetery.
Donations in Janis’ memory may be made to the St. Thomas
Anglican Church, the Kidney Foundation of Canada, or a charity of the
donor’s choice. Online condolences may be placed at
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Janis Marlaine Branscombe 19512018..