Janet Connors, 67, greatest joy was spending time with family

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Janet Connors, 67, of Williamsburg, Va., passed away Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.

Janet was a member of Saint Bede Catholic Church, a dedicated grandmother who loved animals and traveling, but her greatest joy was spending time with her family. She was the most kind hearted, thoughtful, loving woman; a true gentle soul.

For the past 6 ½ years, she had courageously battled cancer in a graceful, dignified manner.

Janet was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph J. Costello and Catherine Costello; brother, Joseph E. Costello; and sister, Carol Novak.

Survivors include her husband, John F. Connors; sons, John J. Connors and Brian P. Connors (Cassia); daughter, Kathleen Connors-Boyters (Daniel); and granddaughters, Emma and Abbey Boyters.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m . Tuesday, Jan. 10, at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Road, Williamsburg. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, at St. Bede Catholic Church, 3686 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg. The family will have a private burial.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Heritage Humane Society, 430 Waller Mill Road, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185.