Jitske “Janet” Savoie

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Jitske “Janet” Savoie on Monday, June 7th, 2021. Janet will be missed by her husband, Julien and her children Corrinne Wood (Dennis), Tanya Quenneville (Mike), Jason Bakker (Sarah), Marjorie Phillips (Ed), Jesse Savoie (Emily) and Stephanie Savoie. Amazing Grandma to Talitha, Jayden, Nia, Ashley and Nicholas Wood, Aiden Sterling, Cora and Gabriella Quenneville, Amelia and the soon to be Lilianna Janet Bakker. Janet was also very special to Andrew, Cameron and Jackson Hall. Loved daughter of the late Cornelis and Doreen Bakker and sister to John (Cindy) and Otto. Janet was a life long member of Blenheim Christian Reformed Church and she loved worshipping God with her church family. She loved crocheting and sold many of her creations at the Chatham Farmers Market (the Wednesday Market) on Longwoods Road. Please consider donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to Blenheim Christian Reformed Church. We will always love and miss our mom, wife, sister and grandma.

32 Comments on “Jitske “Janet” Savoie”

  1. To JulIen, families and friends. I am sad for your loss. She gave 100% of heself. She & Julien were fair & encouraging coaches for my grandson’s baseball team. Cherish her memories in your hearts. May God’s loving arms surround you with comfort in this difficult time of grief.

  2. I am deeply sorry to hear of Janet’s passing. My condolences to Everyone that was touched by Janet.

  3. We are deeply sorry for the loss of Janet. So sad. Our deepest condolences to Julien (my cousin) and her children and grandchildren and also who was touched by Janet. She will be miss.

    With our Love you
    Your cousin Arianne and Fernand Savoie,
    Falmouth, N.S.

  4. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Julien and family. I cooked several meals for both Janet and Julien at the Wednesday Market

  5. Our thoughts are with her family. Our dearest sympathies to our good friends, Corrinne and Dennis Wood and their children. I had met Janet many times through the years. I always thought she was very talented at crochet. She will be missed, but many happy memories were made

  6. So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to julien and family. ❤️ Met her last year in July at the market when I start to vendor out there. She was a beautiful and nice person. Always there to help. Gonna miss seen you at the market. R.I.P Janet.

  7. So sorry for your loss. I will miss seeing Janet at the market. Always smiling and ready to help anyone.
    She will be missed.

  8. Sincere condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with yous.
    From: Joanne(Rumble) & Bob Gillespie, and Nina Rumble Snake

  9. Very sorry to hear of the passing of Janet. She always was so nice and friendly at the market and elsewhere. May she rest in gentle peace and send you comfort in the days to come. Blessings and Prayers to all of the family.

  10. I was a vendor at the Market and worked my pickle booth across from hers. She had a friendly smile and a hello for all who passed by. We traded a lot stories about growing up in the greater Blenheim area. Slow sales or good sales, Janet always had a good day.
    My sympathies goes out to Janet’s family.

    Sincerely, Mr.Pickle

  11. I am so sad to hear that Janet is gone. I got to know Janet and Julien at the market. (I’m still wearing the slippers she made for me.) She was always cheerful and positive. Heaven has gained an angel.

    My heart goes out to Julien and the family.

    Susan Dorland (aka Arrowhead)

  12. I remember her smiles, prayers and sharing in general at the Tuesday morning Coffee Break. So sorry for your loss. Elisabeth and I will be praying.

  13. My deepest sympathy to Janet’s family and friends. May you feel God’s comforting presence in the days ahead. I enjoyed talking with Janet at Coffeebreak. She will be greatly missed. Ruth

  14. My deepest condolences to Janet’s family; she was very much loved and she loved them in return. Sympathies to her church family and her Coffee Break group who will miss her friendly, kind demeaner. Keeping you all in prayer. Sandy

  15. My deepest condolences to Janet’s family and her church family at Blenheim Christian Reformed Church. Remembering Janet from Coffee Break, who will miss her friendly, kind demeaner. Keeping you all in prayer. Sandy

  16. Just read this sad news.
    I was Janet’s C.A. Moulthrop Public School teacher and Erie Beach neighbour, when the Bakker kids lived and grew up in Erie Beach.
    Although our paths hadn’t crossed in many years, I often thought about the Bakker kids.
    May God wrap his arms around the entire family and give you comfort.
    Cherish the too short time that you had with each other.

  17. My sympathies to Janet’s family. She will be sorely missed by her friends at Coffee Break. I will always remember Janet for being able to listen to every word and knitting or crocheting without looking down. She accepted any knitting challenge and she seemed to face life with the same calm loving determination. Rest in Peace

  18. My deepest sympathy to Julien and family .I always enjoyed seeing Janet and Julien at the farmers market.She was a very talented lady .

  19. Dear cousin Julien and all your and Janet’s family. So sorry for your loss of a beloved partner, wife, friend, confident, mother, Step mother and grandmother. We all grieve with you and feel for you Sending love Dianne Peterson (Breau), Warren and sons Marc, Matthew and Eric.

    “You can’t truly heal from a loss until you allow yourself to really FEEL the loss.” – Mandy Hale

  20. Dear Julien and family
    I was saddened to hear of Janet’s passing. She was very kind and compassionate and thoughtful. She will be missed.
    CH staff

  21. Dear Julien and family,
    Please accept my heartfelt condolences on the loss of Janet. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Please know I am thinking of you at this time and sending prayers to everyone in her family.
    Doug Ross

  22. I am so glad I got to see her before COVID shut us Down. My prayers are with you all at this time. She is at peace… Hugs to you all

  23. We are saddened with the loss of a mother and grandmother loved by so many. Our hearts and minds are with you.

  24. My deepest sympathy to the family so sorry for your loss I met your mom some how when she needed a babysitter she move away and then came back to blenheim were we both connect at coffee break at a church your mom always had a smile and care for people she is
    going to be miss

  25. Sending my sincere condolences to the family, you will be in my thoughts and prayers. May the Lord truly surround you all with his love, at this difficult time.

  26. Family of Janet

    My deepest sympathy Julien. Janet was a pleasant person. I enjoyed our chats while passing time at the market.

    May you be comforted with every gesture

    May you celebrate joy with every memory shared

    May God grant strength to carry you through days ahead

    You are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time

    RIP Janet You will be missed

  27. We are so sorry for your loss Corrinne and family. Thinking of you and sending you all a big hug. ❤ Ryan, Kristen and McKenna

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