Janet Rusk Anstett
August 6, 1945 – December 26, 2008

"Silence is a virtue"

Janet R. Anstett, born August 6, 1945 passed peacefully at 4:58 a.m. on December 26, 2008 succumbing to cancer. A loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother Janet dedicated her life to helping the sick find comfort and peace through her unyielding compassion and service as a nurse and manager for Hospice. Janet was preceded in death by her father Donald; mother Priscilla and adoptive father Thomas.

Janet is survived by her devoted husband John; her children Tom, Ron, and Karen; grandchildren, Tayler, Pei, Lyling, Madeline, Nolan, and Josephine. Janet is also survived by her siblings Susan, Tom, Diana, Doug, Ellie, and Tracy; three stepchildren; several additional grandchildren through marriage, as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins, also survive Janet. The family thanks Heartland Hospice for the love, compassion and support they provided Janet both in her life and her passing.

Those that would like to remember Janet may make donations to the "Janet R. Anstett Memorial Fund" at any Bank of America location.

Published in the Albuquerque Journal, Sunday, 4th of January 2008.


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