Anita Gerda Janssen

Anita Gerda (Burk) Janssen, age 101, of New Fairfield, wife of the late Herman Janssen, died on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at Bethel Health Care, Bethel.
Mrs. Janssen was born in Bremen, Germany, a daughter of the late Kellner Carl Friedrich and Clara Mathilde (Henriette) Burk.
She attended schools in Germany and immigrated to the United State in 1951 at the age of thirty seven first settling in Mt. Vernon, NY and in 1958 moving to New Fairfield.
Mrs. Janssen was a retired sales clerk with the former W. T. Grant Co. located in the North St. Shopping Center, Danbury.
She enjoyed bowling and playing bingo.
Mrs. Janssen is survived by a son, Henry Janssen Sr. and his wife Barbara of New Fairfield; a daughter, Herma Funicello and her husband, Charles of Yonkers, NY; a son in law, Roger Flocke of New Fairfield; four grandchildren, Henry Janssen Jr. and his wife, Christine, Patricia Jamieson and her husband, Peter, John Funicello and his wife, Senya and Sandra Bracco and her husband, Al; seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Janssen was predeceased by a daughter, Margaret Flocke.
A Christian Wake Service will be conducted in the Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave., Danbury on Monday, June 20, 2016 at 8 p.m. with the Rev. David W. Franklin officiating.
Interment will take place in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Hastings on Hudson, NY on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 12:45 p.m.
The family will receive friends in the Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave., Danbury on Monday, June 20, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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