February 7, 1929 – March 30, 2018
Rienties, Janna – After a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s, Janna Rienties peacefully passed away on Friday, March 30th 2018 at the age of 89. She will be dearly missed by her caring husband of 56 years John (Jo) Rienties, her 4 sons; Ron, Bernie (Donna), David (Sherry) & Joe (Cheryl), her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Janna immigrated to Canada from Holland, and worked as a nurse at the Sanatorium Hospital on the Hamilton Mountain. She will be remembered for her love of knitting, her special way with animals & her silly faces. Special thanks to all the staff & volunteers at St. Josephs Villa; especially to the Lilac staff for their care and attention. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada. Friends and family are invited to Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main St, Dundas, on Friday April 6th from 5 – 6:30 p.m. with a short service at 6:30 p.m.. A Celebration of Life will be held immediately following.