Janet Louise Silvia, age 84, of Hackensack, passed away on Tuesday February 9, 2021. Janet was born in Gardner MA, to Louis Pierre and Bertha (Torppa) Barthel on January 23, 1937. She is predeceased by a son, Craig Silvia. She is survived by a son, John Silvia and his wife Kathleen of Wheat Ridge CO, two grandchildren, Alex and Samantha, a sister, Adele Seay and her husband Irwin (Sonny) of Longmeadow MA, a brother, Mark Barthel and his wife Robyn of Longmeadow MA, numerous nieces and nephews, as well as her beloved friend, Salvatore Arnone of Hackensack, NJ. Janet graduated from Gardner High School and went on to graduate from Becker College. Janet worked at Educational Testing Services, Agfa Corporation and Sealed Air Corporation for many years and had immense pride in her chosen profession as a Career Woman. Janet traveled the Planet, North to South, East to West. She leaves behind many cherished colleagues and friends who meant the world to her. A Memorial Service will be planned later this year at St Andrews Episcopal Church in Longmeadow, MA.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Janet
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at G Thomas Gentile Funeral Home