Janet Eleanor McGillvray (nee Smith)

Janet Eleanor McGillvray (nee Smith)

Passed on May 28, 2023

5 March 1932 – 28 May 2023      At the age of 91, Janet passed away peacefully on the 28th of May, 2023. She was comforted by her family in the Stonewall Hospital at the time of her passing.

Janet was born in Portage la Prairie, MB on the 5 March, 1932, to parents Charles and Jessy Smith. Predeceased are her brother Charles Smith and sister Marion Kennedy (Smith). Portage la Prairie was home until she met Wesley then they spent time in Beaver, Austin and McGregor. In 1961 they settled in Stonewall.

Janet leaves behind her loving family, her husband of 68 years, Wesley McGillvray and her children Karen (Ross Sheldon), Jim (Holly Beasse), Kelli (Philip Palmer) and Kristi (Mark Painter). Janet was also a beloved Grandma to Jacky, Carly, Hayden, Kaliesa, Jules, Wesley and Tom as well as a great Grandma to 5 wonderful great grandchildren.

She will be dearly missed, Rest in Peace Mom.

There will be a private graveside service at a later date.

In lieu of flowers a donation to the South West District Palliative Care Inc. would be greatly appreciated.


Sending sincere condolences to all the family.

Sjana Jackett

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