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Remembering

 

Jan Poor

Janice "Jan" Poor, 75, of East Granby, beloved wife of James "Jim" C. Poor, passed away Wednesday (February, 22, 2012) after a brief illness. Daughter of the late Dr. Luther Glynne Price and Isabelle (Pugg) Price, Jan was born on October 25, 1936 in Fresno, CA. She briefly attended college at Fresno State University before moving to New England during the mid 1950's. Originally settling in Wallingford, Jan and Jim moved to Hartford in 1967 and finally to East Granby, their home for the past 43 years. One of her greatest passions was car racing, and she was an active member of SCCA (Sports Car Club of America) and a Past President of the Bonnet and Boot Sports Car Club in Wallingford. Jan and Jim shared many adventures together and enjoyed socializing with their friends. In her leisure time, Jan enjoyed golfing at Copper Hill Golf Club in East Granby, league bowling in Simsbury, and watching sports - especially the New York Giants. She was a strong and independent woman who faced challenges with courage and optimism and never gave up. Her loving and determined spirit is carried on in her daughter, Rita Daves of Windsor and three sons, Rick Rome of Enfield, Roger Rome of East Granby, and Randy Rome and his wife Kelly of Granby. She also leaves nine adored grandchildren, Tim and Jenna Daves and Melissa, Laura, Danielle, Joshua, Leah, Tyler, and Bryan Rome; a great-granddaughter, Chevelle Rome; and her canine companion, Benji. Jan was predeceased by her son, Jeffrey Poor, a brother, Tom Price, and a sister, Dorothy Blank.

Family and friends may call on Saturday February 25 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Carmon Funeral Home, 807 Bloomfield Avenue in Windsor, a memorial service will begin at 4 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be private and in lieu of flowers, please honor Jan by making a donation to the Association of Hole in the Wall Camps, 228 Saugatuck Ave., Westport, CT 06880. Please visit www. carmonfuneralhome.com to send notes of condolence and view her memorial tribute.

 
 

 

 

 

 

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