Lillian Ruth JANY

born January 14, 1925 in Nanaimo, B.C., passed away peacefully in Nanaimo Hospital on February 15, 2005.

Predeceased by her loving husband of 62 years Victor William Jany. Lillian will be sadly missed by her son Bill Jany of Nanaimo, daughters: Carol Sanford of Coquitlam and Linda (Ray) Nohr of Campbell River, her grandson Bill Jr. (Shannon) Jany, grand daughters: Cherree Louie, Michelle (Chris) Holman, Jennifer (Doug) Stewart, Kelly (Clayton) Gilroy, Shelly Coe, Sonya and Theresa Jany. Lil also leaves behind two brothers: Laurence (Marlene) Plensky and Donald (Jean-Mance) Plensky, her great grandchildren: Brandy, Michael, Gage, Tyson, Baylic, Brandon, Danielle, Victoria, Jordan and Paris. Lil and Vic owned Dots Coffee Shop on the Island Highway for 17 years, before their retirement. Lil loved camping at Costa Lotta in Bowser, but more than anything though, she loved her family and was our glue. “Reunited with dad, you’ll both be in our thoughts daily”.

In lieu of flowers donations in Lil’s memory may be made to the Cancer Society.

A heart of gold stopped beating

Two shining eyes at rest

God broke our hearts to prove to us

He only takes the best.

God knew you had to leave us

But you didn’t go alone.

For part of us went with you

The day God took you home.


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