LACONIA — Janet Lucille (Garrison) Hellberg, 92, of Weirs Beach, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at her beloved home in Weirs Beach. Janet was born in Lynbrook, Long Island, New York, on June 16, 1925, to Wiliam B. and Henrietta (Scott) Garrison. Janet was raised in Lynbrook, Long Island, New York, and graduated from Lynbrook High School.
Janet and her loving husband of 66 years, Robert J. Hellberg, relocated from Huntington Station, Long Island, New York, to Weirs Beach in 1970 where they owned and operated Singing Cove Cottages, now known as Singing Cove R.V. Park for 47 years. She also was employed by O’Shea’s Department Store for many years and Metz Electronics Corporation Noyes Fiber Systems until her retirement.
Janet loved raising her family with an abundance of love, kindness, compassion, unselfishness, adventure and fun. She also loved animals especially her cats, crossword puzzles, boating and sewing. Her sweet kindness and gentle soul was recognized by everyone she met.
Janet is survived by her son, William B. Hellberg of Northfield; daughter, Jo Ann G. Hellberg of Moultonborough; granddaughter, Sara B. Valentino and her husband, Charles Valentino; great-granddaughters, Alanah Sirles and Maleighka Valentino, and great-grandsons, Riley and Aiden Valentino; and one sister, Joyce Corsell of Michigan. She is predeceased by her husband, Robert J. Hellberg; twin sister, Jean Devaney; and older sister, Madeleine Greye.
There will be no calling hours.
Donations may be made in her memory to the New Hampshire Humane Society, P.O. Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247.
A family celebration of life will be held in the spring.
The Mayhew Funeral Home and Meredith Bay Crematorium are assisting the family with arrangements. To view Janet’s online book of memories go to www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com.