Janet Predko

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Mrs. Janet A. Predko, 66, of Kennesaw, GA died Tuesday, August 2, 2017 after a brief illness.

She was born to C. Sutton and Lydia Campbell on October 4, 1950 in Winchester, MA.  She resided in North Reading, MA with her parents and younger sister where she graduated from North Reading High School in 1968.  She then attended nursing school at Salem Hospital School of Nursing.  Her Registered Nursing career encompassed Salem Hospital, John T Berry Rehabilitation Center and various psychiatric facilities in New Hampshire. She was still working as a Psychiatric Nurse Case Manager in Georgia for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield until her passing.

On May 19, 1973 she married the late Peter Predko with whom she had three children.  They resided in North Reading, MA until moving to Londonderry, NH in 1984.  In October of 2005 they relocated to Kennesaw, GA to be close to their first grandson. 

Janet loved spending time with her family and attending events with her two Red Hat groups.  Her many hobbies included reading, crocheting, playing Skip-Bo with her sister and cribbage with her best friend, Richie.  She was an avid Boston Red Sox fan and watched every episode of every show on HGTV, sometimes twice.

She is preceded in death by Peter, her husband of 41 years.  She is survived by her daughter Amanda Leonard and her husband Brian of Kennesaw, GA; her daughter Rebecca Predko of Alpharetta, GA; and her son Nicholas Predko and his fiancé Lisa Santilli of Stratham, NH.  She is also survived by her two grandchildren Ian and Sarah Leonard of Kennesaw, GA; her sister Susan and brother-in-law Charles of Windermere, FL; nephew Douglas Horton and his wife Randi Horton and great nieces Katie and Jenny Horton all of Palm Harbor, FL.  She is also survived by her best friends Richard Triconi of Spring Hill, FL and Joyce Bryson of Bellingham, MA and her three aunts and many cousins.  She is also survived by her three grand-dogs, Abby Mae, Nero and Nox.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at her home located at 96 Kestrel Court Kennesaw, GA 30144 from 1-4pm.  Friends are encouraged to stop in for “dessert first” and to visit with family.   An interment will be held at Riverside Cemetery at 171 Elm Street, North Reading, MA on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 10:30am followed by a luncheon reception at Teresa’s Function Facilities at 20 Elm Street, North Reading, MA.

In lieu of flowers the family wishes for donations to be made to the American Cancer Society.

7 Comments To "Janet Predko"

Cathy Thorgerson On Aug 10 2017 at 4pm
My sympathies to you all! I remember the "bag lady" ... stenciling hoops, wood, placemats ... birthday cake for Jesus on Christmas Eve ... lots of laughs, some tears, and friendship! Reply to this comment
Pam Sowers On Aug 10 2017 at 8am
Heaven just got a new Weird Angel! Love to you all. Reply to this comment
Mark & Kathy Rideout On Aug 06 2017 at 4pm
So saddened to hear of Janet's passing. We have many memories of growing up in North Reading, our church family, the Lloyd's and the "Lake" in East Andover, NH, and many family events shared through the years. Our thought and prayers go out to Amanda, Rebecca, Nicholas and their families; to Sue & Chuck, Doug, Randi and their family. ~Mark & Kathy Rideout, Somersworth, NH Reply to this comment
Linda Robertson On Aug 06 2017 at 4pm
Janet, I was so blessed by your presence at our red hat luncheons and other activities. I still can't believe you will no longer be there and will miss you greatly. In life we meet many people and you are one who will linger long in my heart and my memories. Reply to this comment
Carissa On Aug 06 2017 at 4pm
Your mom's love was a force to be reckoned with. She will shine on all of you, forever. Reply to this comment
Melissa Carlisle On Aug 06 2017 at 4pm
Amanda, Becky and Nick, I am so sorry to hear this news. Your mom was a great lady who I remember as always happy and smiling. I will be thinking about you and praying for you during this difficult time. Reply to this comment
Robin Harris On Aug 06 2017 at 4pm
Amanda, Brian, Ian & Sarah...I am so sorry for your loss. I know you will be blessed with wonderful memories of such a wonderful mother and grandma. Reply to this comment
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