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Janet M. Haigh

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Janet M Haigh

AGE: 79 • Wilmington

Passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 1, 2015 at Heartland Hospice House.

Born in Wilmington, Janet was the daughter of the late Helen M. (McVaugh) and James M. Knowles and was a graduate of Conrad High School. For four years, she worked as a switchboard operator for the DuPont Company and then became a cafeteria cook for the Red Clay School District for 27 years before her retirement. Both her mother and her husband, Walter R. Haigh, Sr. predeceased her in 2010, and her son, Walter "Roger" Haigh, Jr. in June, 2014.

She will be dearly missed by her son, James W. Haigh of Wilmington, DE; her daughter-in-law, Cindy Haigh of Landenberg, PA; three grandchildren, Shannon (Anthony Yarnall), Rachel and Krista; and great grandchildren, Reagan and Oliver.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, November 6th at 11 AM at Hockessin Friends Cemetery, Hockessin.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Heartland Hospice, 256 Chapman Road, Oxford Building #102, Newark, DE 19702. (302) 652-5913

Published in The News Journal from Nov. 3 to Nov. 5, 2015
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