Obituary of Mark Janisse
Mark passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at the CKHA-Chatham Campus at the age of 90.
Mark was born in Windsor, ON and was the son of the late Alfred and Ida (Langlois) Janisse.
He was a longtime resident of Chatham, retiring from Chrysler Corp. in 1960 and then graduating from the University of Windsor in 1961.
He was a secondary school teacher in Kingsville in 1961 until 1965, moving his career to teach at St. Clair College in Windsor and Chatham from 1965 until his retirement in 1994.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Anglican Church, the St. Clair College Retirees Association, the Chatham Kent Toastmasters, past president of the Optimist Club of Chatham and a past executive member of the Chatham Kent Community Association.
He was a team member of the Chrysler Imperials of the Windsor Industrial League, the Eastview Ledgers Lacrosse team and the University Windsor Alumni Basketball team.
Mark had a great love of jazz music, art and golf.
Beloved husband of 40 years of Judith (Horne) Janisse of Chatham.
Loving father of Gregory and Maureen Montague of Ottawa, Debbie and Michael Caron and Philip Montague all of London.
Sadly missed by 7 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Dear brother of the late Sylvain and Helen Janisse of Tecumseh and Godfrey and the late Helen Marie Janisse of Riverside.
Predeceased by his son Jonathan Dark (Janisse).
The family will receive friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, ON, on Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the Funeral Service to follow. The Funeral Service will be officiated by Rev. Elaine Wilcox.
A private, family interment will be held at a later date in Victoria Memorial Gardens, Oldcastle, ON.
Donations in memory of Mark to charity of choice would be appreciated.
Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com
McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, 519-351-2040