Janet Mae Chartrand

Monday, February 11, 2019

Janet Mae Chartrand, 87, of Greencastle, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 at her residence.

Janet was born in Cambridge, Mass., on Nov. 7, 1931, the daughter of Timothy and Clara Mae (Brown) Ellingwood.

Mrs. Chartrand graduated from cosmetology school, and worked as a beautician for more than 35 years until her health would not let her continue.

She was a member of AA and was 46 years sober; she touched many lives and helped other to sobriety and live better lives.

She was an artist and an amazing seamstress.

Survivors include her three daughters, Jeanne Baird, Chino Hills, Calif., Paulette Chartrand, San Luis Obispo, Calif., and Debra Gannaway (husband Douglas), Greencastle; five grandchildren, Bonnie Little (husband Dan), Bill Stephens (wife Clinton), Alex Gannaway, Caitlin Sullivan (husband Andrew) and Taylor Gannaway; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Ruth Hart (husband Doug); and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Bob Ellingwood.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16 at Life Builder Church, Greencastle, with Pastor Bobbie Hopper officiating. Friends may call at the church one hour prior to time of service.

Memories may be directed to the family at www.BittlesandHurt.com.