Janet Eileen Ellis Bruce
Janet Eileen (Ellis) Bruce, a Melbourne native, was born on July 3, 1930, and passed on May 10, 2014. She married Harry Bruce on July 4, 1948, who preceded her in death on on January 23, 2014.
She is survived by her daughter, Eileen Bruce Edmiston (John); her son, Kirk Anthony Bruce (Rita); grandson, Jason C. Bruce (Angela); granddaughter, Gina Lombardi; and four great-grandchildren, Julian, Alex, Atalya and Anthony. She is also survived by brothers, sisters and many nieces and nephews.
Janet was a retired teacher in the Brevard County School system. She was a member of the First Church of Christian Scientist in Melbourne and she loved her church and fellow members dearly.
Janet and Harry had a love for children and animals. They took in many children, stray cats and dogs. She enjoyed reading, listening to music, and gardening. Janet was a talented writer and had many poems and prose pieces published in the Scribblers of Brevard Anthologies.
No services are scheduled at this time. If you wish to make a donation in Janet's memory, please do so to: Hospice of Health First, 1900 Dairy Road, Melbourne, Florida 32904 or to The Marine Resources Council, Ted Moorhead Lagoon House, 3275 Dixie Hwy, NE, Palm Bay, FL 32905.
Arrangements by Ammen Family Cremation and Funeral Care, Melbourne 724-2222. Please sign guestbook and share memories at www.afcfcare.com.
Ammen Family Cremation & Funeral Care
1001 S Hickory St Melbourne, FL 32901
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on May 18, 2014