Janet Rachel Anderson Gardner, age 84 of Dawson passed away on Friday, April 22, 2022 in Highlands Hospital, Connellsville, Pa with her loving family by her side. She was born on March 21, 1938, a daughter of Charles and Ethel McCracken Anderson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Dale Gardner; siblings: Margaret, Clara, Charles, Ruth.
She loved camping with her family, sitting on her back porch swing, tending to her garden and flower beds and canning fruits and vegetables. Most of all she loved her family, especially her great granddaughter.
Janet is survived by her husband of 65 years, Lewis Edward Gardner; son, Douglas Gardner and his wife Carol of Millersburg, OH; daughter Tami Ansell and her husband David of Dawson; granddaughter, Natalie Colebank and her husband Lloyd of Dawson; great granddaughter Delaney Colebank.
Janet’s family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at the Blair-Lowther Funeral Home & Crematory 305 Rear Independence Street, Perryopolis, PA where her funeral service will take place at 10 a.m. on Wednesday with Tyler Phillips, officiating.
Interment will follow at Green Ridge Memorial Park, Connellsville, PA.