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Janet Platt

Janet B. Platt

Friday, September 5th, 1941 - Thursday, October 10th, 2019
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Janet B. Platt, a lifelong resident of Newton, passed away Thursday, October 10, 2019 at the age of 78. Daughter of the late Howard and Jeannette (Carrier) Platt, she was predeceased by her siblings Eleanor and Thomas. She is survived by three nephews, many close cousins and dear friends. Janet was among the first group of nurses to become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, and worked at Lahey Clinic for over 40 years. After her retirement, she dedicated her time to her lifelong parish, Corpus Christi - St. Bernard, where she served as Sacristy Coordinator, Lector and Eucharistic Minister bringing Communion to residents of local nursing homes. She also served on the Church Membership Commission and Worship Groups. She will be dearly missed by her family and community of friends in West Newton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, October 16 at 11AM in St. Bernard Parish, 1523 Washington St. West Newton followed by interment in Newton Cemetery. Visiting hour will be held prior to the Mass, Wednesday from 9:30-10:30 in the Burke & Blackington Funeral Home, 1479 Washington St. West Newton. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to a faith charity or care of homeless children in Janet’s memory.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 | 9:30am - 10:30am
    When
    Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
    Location
    Burke & Blackington Funeral
    Address
    1479 Washignton St.
    West Newton, MA 02465
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  • Service

    Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    St. Bernard Parish
    Address
    1523 Washington Street
    West Newton, MA 02465
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  • Interment

    Location
    Newton Cemetery
    Address
    791 Walnut Street
    NEWTON, MA
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Jeannette Ubaldino

Posted at 12:06pm

Dear family of Janet, I am so sorry to hear of Janet's passing. I was a classmate of Janet's at Newton Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing. I remember her as a brilliant , caring student. She had a splendid career and I am sure will be missed by many. God rest her soul.
Sincerely
Jeannett (Battaglia) Ubaldino
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