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Janet Bate

Janet M. Bate (Mallon)

Friday, March 18th, 1921 - Thursday, May 9th, 2019
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Janet Mallon Bate (March 18, 1921 - May 9, 2019)

Born in Newark, NJ, Janet grew up on the family farm in Washingtonville, NY. Upon graduation from Mount Holyoke College in 1942, she married David Soulé Bate. After the war and David''s finishing law school, they moved to Essex Fells, NJ and he joined a Montclair law practice. She was a homemaker and volunteer, serving with several organizations. As President of the West Essex Regional PTA, she was instrumental in rallying support for construction of the Middle School. She served on the Board of Trustees of the New Jersey Historical Society for many years and helped to secure their present location on Park Place in Newark. She sang with David Randolph''s Masterwork Chorus in NYC, and was a longtime member of the Essex Fells Garden Club. She enjoyed playing bridge, opera, dancing with her husband, genealogy, her friends and family. Her kindness, intelligence, hospitality, and graciousness will be remembered by all who knew her.

Janet was predeceased by her husband of 70 years, and her daughter Nancy Bayne. She is survived by her children Suzanne B. Morris, David S. Bate, Jr., and Catherine B. Bull, seven grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Monday, May 27, at 10 a.m. at St. Peter''s Episcopal Church, 271 Roseland Ave., Essex Fells, NJ.

Funeral Services are entrusted to Shook-Farmer Funeral Home, Roseland, NJ, shookfarmer.com.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Peter''s Church, Essex Fells and Barnabas Health Hospice, West Orange.
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  • Service

    Monday, May 27th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Monday, May 27th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    St. Peter's Episcopal Church
    Address
    271 Roseland Avenue
    Essex Fells, NJ 07021
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  • Interment

    Location
    St. Peter's Episcopal Church Garth
    Address
    271 Roseland Avenue
    Essex Fells, NJ 07021
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(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com
(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com
(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com