Janet E. Abell, 62 of St. Leonard and formerly of Hollywood, MD and Mt. Morris, MI a retired Systems Analyst with the Administrative Offices of the United States Courts Administration, Washington DC for 15 years, died Sunday, May 4 2008 of chronic lung disease at the Washington Hospital Center, Washington DC.
Born October 4, 1945 in Flint, MI, Janet was the daughter of the late Vivian R. and Maxine M. Arnold of Mt. Morris, MI. She was a graduate of Mt. Morris High "Class of 1963" and moved to St. Mary's County in 1976 from Suitland, MD.
Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Stephen I. Abell of St. Leonard, MD, whom she married on September 2, 1967 in Mt. Morris, MI; two brothers, Jack A. Arnold and Rolland Arnold, son Robert Wade Abell and s grandson. Other survivors include several nieces and nephews in MI, FL and MD.
A funeral service was held on Friday in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD with Fr. Raymond Schmidt officiating. Interment followed in St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Hollywood, MD. Pallbearers will be Mike Abell, Jimmy Abell, Larry Arnold, Don Arnold, Randy Abell and Rick Arnold.