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July 17, 1940 - May 7, 2023

Willard Janney


Willard Winfield Janney, 82, of Quakertown, Pa., passed away in St. Luke’s Hospice House in Bethlehem on May 7, 2023. Willard was born in Sellersville, Pa., on July 17, 1940 to Dorothy and Elias Janney.

Willard married Mary Jane Bright, and together they had one child, Todd Allen. He worked as a welder early in life. He also enjoyed working at Earl Bowl Lanes for over 40 years and spent time working at Kohl’s. He enjoyed fishing, watching all Philly sports and most of all, spending time with his grandchildren, whom he loved and cared for deeply. He was a loving, caring man who always put everyone before himself.

Willard is survived by his wife, Mary Jane, his son, Todd, his partner, Jenny, his granchildren, Brianna and Logan and his great-grandchild, Lillian and his two brothers, Roy, of Pennsburg, and John, of Sellersville. Willard was predeceased by his parents.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Benner Hall in Richlandtown on Thursday, May 25 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mary Jane to help cover the cost of the memorial.