Janet Leigh "Jen" (Gilmet)Talbot, Glace Bay

It is with deep sadness that we the family of Janet Talbot announce her passing. Mom entered into rest on March 13, 2017 at Seaview Manor, Glace Bay.

Born in Glace Bay on January 21, 1937, she was the daughter of the late George Gilmet and Annie Spracklin.

Known to everyone as Jen, she was a long time resident of Copley Street, Glace Bay. Janet was a stay at home mom of 10 children, who kept her very busy. As children and grownups we looked forward to and will always remember her cooking and baking for us. She deeply enjoyed her many summer visits with her children and grandchildren in Ontario. Jen loved the company of her family and never turned down an opportunity to be with them. Visiting her brother Vick and being in the presence of his humor always made her day. She liked to stay active and could be seen walking daily, she also enjoyed dancing.

Jen is survived by her husband, William Talbot, 5 daughters, Cathy (Jack MacDonald), Glace Bay, Kelly, Dartmouth, Joanne, Ontario, Gloria, Sydney, Lerita (Allen Murrin), Glace Bay, 5 sons, Billy, Blaine, Dwaine, Allistair, all in Ontario, Freddie (Bernadette Sharpe), Glace Bay, son in law, Darrell Campbell, daughter in law, Jill Talbot, sister, Georgina Matthews, Dartmouth and her brother,Victor Gilmet, Glace Bay.

Also surviving are numerous grandchildren, great and great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Jen was predeceased by her grandson, Michael Currie, sister, Kay and four brothers, Ned, James “Buster”, Sam and Tom.

Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 22nd from 2 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 3 p.m., all in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay. Rev. Robert “Bob” Biggar officiating. Interment to follow in Greenwood Cemetery. 

Online condolences to the family may be expressed at www.vjmcgillivray.ca