Janet Huvaere, 79, an Adrian Dominican Associate, died on July 6, 2018.
Janet was born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, the daughter of Leon and Mary Huvaere. She graduated from St. Ambrose School and entered the Adrian Dominican Congregation. After leaving the community, she taught for 39 years at St. Jude in Detroit and, after her retirement, worked for a short time as parish secretary.
Janet devoted her life to serving God, the Church, and others. She enjoyed reading and word searches, being an Adrian Dominican Associate, and being with family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Shirley Huvaere. She is survived by her cousins, Ron (Barb) Follmer, Joann Wyatt, Ross VanLerberghe, and Dale VanLerberghe, and by several extended family members and friends.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Thursday, July 12, 2018, at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile), Shelby Township, Michigan. She will lie in state on Friday, July 13, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. until the Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. at St. Isidore Catholic Church, 18201 23 Mile Road (at Romeo Plank), Macomb Township. Interment will be private at Mount Olivet.
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