Janet M. Farris passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 25, 2020 in Cedar Grove, NJ at the age of 87. She was born in Durant, Oklahoma to parents, Philip Short and Wilna Holland and was raised mainly in Ada, Oklahoma. She was predeceased by her parents, dear aunt Mildred Holland, and her loving husband John Farris. Surviving are her cherished children, Diane Farris, John Farris, Jr. (Maria), Amy Farris (Daniel Bruk), and six nieces and nephews. A great joy in Janet’s life were her endeared grandchildren, Charlotte, Carla, Sara and Peter. Jan was a 1954 graduate of University of Oklahoma and moved to New York City shortly after graduation. She married John in 1955 and they made their home in New Jersey, followed by several years in London. They raised their children in Livingston. Jan loved reading; travel; the beach, especially Long Beach Island; animals, especially her dogs and cat, and she was an avid sports fan, especially of tennis and college football.
Due to the current health crisis, Janet will be privately interred at Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, NJ.