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In Memory of

Janet Maxine Morrow

September 5, 1944 - June 10, 2017

Obituary


Janet Maxine Morrow passed away at her home in Portland, Oregon, on June 10th, 2017. She was born on September 5th, 1944, in Kansas City, Kansas, to her parents: Charles Daniel and Ellen Lorene (Fagan) Gannon. The family moved to Oregon when she was a child. She attended Centennial High School, and graduated in 1962. She married her husband, Ed Morrow during her Senior Year on December 30th, 1961. Ed joined the United States Coast Guard, and they were stationed in Long Beach, California for a time. However, Ed was discharged due to a Medical...

Janet Maxine Morrow passed away at her home in Portland, Oregon, on June 10th, 2017. She was born on September 5th, 1944, in Kansas City, Kansas, to her parents: Charles Daniel and Ellen Lorene (Fagan) Gannon. The family moved to Oregon when she was a child. She attended Centennial High School, and graduated in 1962. She married her husband, Ed Morrow during her Senior Year on December 30th, 1961. Ed joined the United States Coast Guard, and they were stationed in Long Beach, California for a time. However, Ed was discharged due to a Medical Condition, and they moved back to Oregon immediately following his discharge.
Janet and Ed shared many adventures together, and Pacific City was a special place that they loved visiting. Together they had one daughter, Danielle Eden (Edie). Ed sustained a severe head injury in 1967. Ed passed away in January of 1988. Ed's birthday was June 10th; the day of Janet's passing.
Janet was a member of the Women's Auxiliary VFW Sandy Post. She began her career as an Accountant with Foster Auto Parts, and then transferred to U Pull It. Then, she went to work for Chrysler Town and Country Dealership, from which she retired at the age of 62.
Janet had a caring heart, and she was a loving provider. Over the years she had a hand in raising her nieces and nephews, and her adopted sons: Raymond and Russell Gannon. Janet is described by her loved ones as a beautiful soul who loved her friends and family dearly. She will always be remembered for her two green thumbs, the wonderful goodies she shared from her garden, and her love for her pickup truck and her dog, Zoey. She enjoyed a variety of activities including painting, arts and crafts, gardening, canning foods, shopping for antiques, thrift shopping and going to garage sales every Friday on her lunch, and playing 10,000.
Janet was preceded in death by her parents, her son Russell, and her sister Judy Walker. She is survived by her daughter and her son in law, Danielle (James) Bland; her son, and daughter in law, Raymond (Maggie) Gannon; her grandchildren, Matthew (Jessica) Bland, Mariah Bland, David Taylor, Jordan Gannon, and Logan and Misty Gannon; her great grandchildren, Adrien and Alexa, Trenton, Sami and Haley; and her siblings, Daniel Gannon, Owen Gannon, Shirley Moffet, and their families. She was deeply loved and will be greatly missed.
A Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017, at 11:00 am at Lincoln Memorial Park in Portland. Please visit www.batemancarrollfunerals.com to sign the online register book.