Leslie George Janes

November 2, 1945 to July 25, 2020


The family of the Late Leslie George Janes of Britannia, Random Island, is deeply saddened to announce his passing on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at the age of 74.

Pre-deceased by his parents, George and Blanche (Duffett) Janes, his father and mother-in-law, Herbert and Annie Burry and brother-in-law, Woodrow Burry.

Left to mourn, his loving wife of 55 years, Elizabeth (Burry), his children; Woodrow (Tammy), Clifford (Lisa), Tony (Tammy) and Lori (Adam); his grand-daughters Natalie and Lauren; his brother Fred (Letha, niece and nephew Joy and Darryl and their families).  Also, many cousins and other family members from the Janes and Duffett families, his many friends  back home and his brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews in the Burry family.

The family would like to say a very special thank you to the staff of the HSC, 4 North B.  Your care and compassion for Dad throughout his 4 month stay is very much appreciated and not gone un-noticed.  Also, thank you to Carnell’s Funeral Home for their compassion and professionalism.

As per his request, cremation has taken place and there will no visitation or service at this time.  Donations in Dad’s memory can be made to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada, The Janeway Children’s Hospital or a charity of one’s choice.  


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Elizabeth, Woodrow, Clifford, Tony, Lori and family,
So very sorry to hear of the passing of Les. I have many memories of him when I would visit. His quiet manner and his laugh will be remembered. Hoping your many memories will bring you comfort in the days and weeks ahead. You are in our thoughts during this time.
Vera, Kelly and Kim Taylor

So sorry to hear of Les’s passing. It’s been a tough few months for the family dealing with his illness through the height of COVID restrictions. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Elizabeth & family, So sorry to hear of Les’ passing. Condolences to you all at this very difficult time. Cherish your memories.

Boyd & Eunice Parsons

Elizabeth and family. I am so sorry to hear of Leslie’s passing.. Although I never met him I feel your pain. It is so hard to say farewell to one you have loved for so long and who has loved you. He will always be with you. My sincere condolences to all your family. from your cousin Jean in Gander. Thinking of you.

Sorry to hear of your loved ones passing. Condolences to the family.

Elizabeth & family, we are so sadden to hear of Leslies passing , Our Condelances to you and your family ,
May God Bless ♥️

So very sorry to hear of the passing of you dad. Our deepest condolences during this difficult time, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Elizabeth and Family, so sorry to hear of Leslie’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. May God Bless and comfort you in these sad days and the day’s ahead.

We send our deepest Sympathy to the family .

Woodrow , Tony and family sorry to hear of your Dads passing , it’s not easy losing a parent but his suffering is over take comfort in the great memories and most of all take comfort in each other !

Lori and Adam,

Thinking of you and the rest of your family during this difficult time. Sending all my love.

So sorry to hear this news. Thinking about you all during this time. Have lots of fond memories of Les when visiting Aunt Blanche and Uncle George.

Bonita (Duffett) Argent

Wood, Tammy, Natalie and Lauren, I am so sorry for your loss. Mr. Janes was a kind, caring and gentle person who will be missed by all that knew him. He loved Natalie and Lauren so much “Pop’s Queens”. Always nice to see him and your mom when they visited you. Please pass my condolences to your mother for me. Tony, Clifford and Lori, thinking of you all at this time.