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Janet A. Downs

Janet A. Downs passed away on Friday, September 29, 2017 at Doylestown Hospital with her loving family by her side after a long battle with dementia.  She was 81.  Born in Bristol, daughter of the late Rocco and Rose Genco, she was a lifelong Bristol resident.  She retired from Mill Run Retirement Home after many years of service.  Mrs. Downs enjoyed the casino's, but most especially treasured the time spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  

She is survived by her children, Kathleen M. Patterson, Kelly Downs (Mark Lyman), and Joseph Downs (Dan Arrendondo) and will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, Douglas and Shane Patterson and Michael and Patrick Dilks and her great-grandchildren, Sophie, Azelyn, Shane and Raelyn Patterson.  Also survived by 1 brother, Vincent Genco (Julia) along with numerous nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Downs was also predeceased by her sister, Lena Duncan.  

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Memorial Mass on Friday, October 6, 2017, 10:00am at St. Mark Church, 1025 Radcliffe Street, Bristol Borough.  Interment, private.  Friends may call 9-10:00am at the Church.  Arrangements are under the direction of Wade Funeral Home, Bristol Borough.