Janet Finnegan, 94, of Belford, passed away Sunday, October 31st. Janet was born on July 6, 1927, a daughter of the late Doris and Charles Brower. Janet was raised in West Long Branch, after marrying, She and her husband settled in Belford. Janet was a registered nurse at Monmouth Medical Center for several years before starting her family. After becoming a mother, Janet was able to stay home a raise her 8 children. She helped her husband for many years at his company, Thomas Finnegan Land Surveyor in Belford. Janet loved to stay active. She regularly worked out and always kept herself busy. She could often be found out in her yard gardening and around the holidays, she enjoyed decorating the outside as well as inside the home. Janet will always be fondly remembered as a devoted wife, loving mother and beloved Mom-Mom to all who knew her.
Janet was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Finnegan, in 2009 and their son, David in 2005. She is survived by her children; sons, Craig (Melissa) Finnegan; Gary Finnegan; and Richard Finnegan, all of Belford; daughter, Kathleen Brossa, of Keyport; sons, Michael (Diana) Finnegan of Port Monmouth; Peter (Laurie) Finnegan of Atlantic Highlands; and daughter Karen Finnegan (Timothy McVay) of West Long Branch. Janet also leaves behind 9 grandchildren; Vanessa, Michael, Jessica, Daniel, Jonathan, Rebecca, Alysa, Taylor and Thomas along with 1 great grandson, Roger
Friends and relatives may pay their respects on Friday from 5 - 8 pm at Scott & Kedz Home for Funerals.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saint Mary Mother of God Church on Saturday at 10 am. The Burial and committal will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery.
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