Janet Virginia Henne, 72, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at Capital Health Medical Center Hopewell after a brief illness.
Born in Trenton, NJ, to Eleanor C. and Richard G. Henne, she was a lifelong resident of Lawrenceville. A 1964 graduate of Trenton Central High School, Janet went on to obtain both her Associates and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Criminal Justice from Trenton State College. Over the years, she was employed by the Admissions Dept at Rider College, Education Testing Service in Data Entry, NJ State Police as a dispatcher. Janet retired in March 2007 after 27 years as a Computer Programmer for the State of New Jersey Office of Information Technology. An avid reader with particular interest in American History, Janet traveled extensively to more than 43 states visiting various battlegrounds, landmarks, national monuments and parks and other places of significance in our nation’s history. She also enjoyed vacationing in Arizona and spending time at the New Jersey shore. A member of the Lawrence Senior Center, Janet served on the Executive Committee and often volunteered her time to assist The Office of Aging staff whenever possible, as well as participating in some of the programs offered by the center where she met many dear friends.
She is survived by her sisters Marion Angell, Barbara and Sandra Henne, brothers Richard Henne (Susan) and his family and Ronald Henne (Leslie); half-brothers John Gulden (Michele), Conrad Gulden (Sarah) and their families; her aunt Caryl Ann Kelley (Alan); special nieces Cheri Heyse, and Monica Seabridge (John) and their sons Ryan and Scott; as well as many other nieces, nephews and cousins on both sides of the family.
Memorial donations can be made to The World Wildlife Fund https://supportworldwildlife.org or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital www.stjude.org or to the charity of your choice.
Funeral arrangements are being held privately and at the convenience of the family.
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