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1928 - 2020

Janet passed away peacefully in her sleep at Extendicare York on August 31st in her 93rd year. She was born in England in 1928 to Louisa Bird and Victor Hiscock (both predeceased), along with twin sister Gillian (Marshall – predeceased), brother Don (England) and sister Anne (Thackray - New Zealand). Jan married Harry (predeceased 2014) in 1948 and they immigrated to Canada where they had Malcolm (predeceased 2019 - Jan Palmer) and Sandy (Jim Robinson). She will be sadly missed by twin granddaughters Heather (Tom) and Kimberley (Mike) and great grandchildren Jolene, Robyn, Jasper and Fiona as well as many nephews and nieces. During her younger years in Great Britain, she worked for de Havilland making Mosquito bombers in support of the war effort. Over the years, she enjoyed square dancing, music, baking, gardening, and spending time with family and friends. Thanks to the 2nd and 5th floor staff at Extendicare York.

At Jan’s request, there will be no services. A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ranger’s Cremation and Burial Services Ltd. Online condolences can be posted at

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Provided by: Ranger's Cremation and Burial Services Ltd.

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