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Janet F. Reis

March 9, 1949 — December 14, 2021

Holley: Janet F. Reis, age 72, passed away December 14, 2021. She was born March 9, 1949 in Albion, NY a daughter of the late Harold and Margaret (Barker) Furness.

Janet was a former member of the Kendall Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She was a sales representative for Home Interiors and after retirement worked for Empire Coating. Janet will be remembered for always being willing to help someone in need and also cooking sugar waffles at the Kendall Carnival.

She was predeceased by her brothers, Harold Furness Jr., Estes Furness, Jack Furness, James Furness, William (Diane) Furness, sister-in-law, Shelva Furness and brother-in-law, John Gould.

Janet is survived by her children, Ralph (Michele) Reis Jr., Roger (Brandi) Reis, Anne (Michael) Johnson, grandchildren, Brittani (Donovan) Bradshaw, Ralph E. (Rachel) Reis III, Gunnar Johnson, Morgan Johnson, Shelby (Jordan) Willis, Riley (Blanca) Reis, Destinee Johnson, Mackenzie Johnson, Rory Reis, Brenna Reis, great-grandchildren, Luca and Lacy Bradshaw, Jessie Willis, brother, LeRoy (Barbara) Furness, sisters, Shirley Gould, Sybil (James) Herring, Eleanor Furness, Barbara (William) Schuler, sisters-in-law, Mary Furness, Judy Furness, Anita Furness, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 16650 State Route 31 Holley, NY 14470 on Friday, December 17th from 4:00-7:00pm where her funeral service will be held Saturday, at 10:00am Interment will follow in Hillside Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Janet’s name may be made to the Kendall Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary C/O Carol Lofthouse 2029 Center Road Kendall, NY 14476.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, December 17, 2021

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes - ALBION

21 WEST AVENUE, Albion, NY 14411

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Saturday, December 18, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Christopher Mitchell Funeral Home

16650 NY-31, Holley, NY 14470

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