Janey DeJong

It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of Janey on October 2, 2015 at the age of 60 years. Born in Edson, Alberta, January 23 1955. She is survived by her sons Ken and Stephen DeJong, daughter Kimberly Sellwood, grandson Ryatt Mercredi, sister Audrey Bloxham, brothers Chuck, John, Art, Robert, and David DeJong. As well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her mother and father Grace and Arie DeJong, brothers Johan and Gary DeJong and sister Lillian DeJong. Janey was a devoted mother to her children and care aid to countless people in her life. She grew up near Evansburg Alberta and has fond memories of those times on the farm. She enjoyed horseback riding in her younger years and throughout life her life took pleasure in gardening, drawing, quilting, sewing, poetry, and writing. She will be greatly missed by all who were fortunate to have her in their life. A private memorial will take place with her family in Alberta in the summer.

Nanaimo News Bulletin

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