Janet E. Davis
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Janet E. Davis
  • March 26, 1949 - December 1, 2017
  • Danbury, Connecticut

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Janet was born and raised in Stamford, CT, daughter of the late Rita (Beach) Tanner of Rye, NY and the late James Henry Tanner of Stamford. She attended public schools, graduating in 1967 from Rippowam High School, where she excelled in a number of activities including twirling and sewing.

Janet was employed at Ramsamny Knitting Mills, and later at GE Capital until her retirement. She loved cooking for the loves of her life: her children and husband. Janet coached Pop Warner cheerleading with the Danbury Trojans and the Abbot Tech High School cheerleading squad.

She is survived by her husband and best friend Theodore "Tommy" Davis, children Theodore James "T.J." Davis (Michelle) of Danbury, CT; Craig Thomas Davis of Cedar Park, TX, and Kelly Marie Davis of Bloomfield, CT. She also leaves grandchildren Ajhanell Monique Davis, Olivia Robertson and Xavier Thomas Davis, along with her brother Richard Tanner (Martha), sister Leslie Pegues, and aunt Jean Tanner of Palm Coast, FL, along with a host of relatives and family. Janet was predeceased by brothers James, Charles and Michael Tanner.

Family will receive friends Thursday, December 7, 2017, from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. at Green Funeral Home, 57 Main St., Danbury, CT. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be held on Friday, December 8, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at Woodland Cemetery, Stamford, CT.