Janette Adaline Finkle

PINE PLAINS — Janette Adaline Finkle, 89, a long-time resident of Pine Plains, died on March 28, 2019, at the Regional Hospice in Danbury, Conn. She had been living with her daughter and family in Bethel, Conn., for the past three years.

Mrs. Finkle was born March 7, 1930,  in South Attleboro, Mass., the daughter of the late Omer Charpentier and Ethel (Charpentier) Wheeler. 

Janette was well-known for her delicious baked goods that were shared with many in the Pine Plains area. 

She was an active participant in area bowling leagues and won many trophies in earlier years.  

Janette occupied much of her spare time knitting articles of clothing for her many grandchildren. 

She held various positions in the Pine Plains Central School District in both the elementary and high school. 

Mrs. Finkle was the office administrator for the staff at Pine Plains High School at the time of her retirement. Prior to her retirement, she was also employed on the weekends at Brown & Webster Veterinarian Hospital for numerous years.  

Janette is survived by two daughters, Sandra Mierzejewski and her husband, Benjamin, of Bethel and Donna Campion and her husband, Lanphier, of Bradenton, Fla.; a sister, Shirley Dzembo of Naples, Fla.; six grandchildren, Kelli Duffy of Bethel, Geoffrey Sidoli of Asheville, N.C., Sally McGee of Stamford, Conn., Patricia Laurino of Marlborough, Mass., Stephen Campion of Sarasota, Fla., and Gregory Campion of Orlando, Fla.;  16 great-grandchildren; eight nieces and nephews; and eight great-nieces and -nephews. 

Arrangements are under the care of the Peck and Peck Funeral Home in Pine Plains.  

Burial was on April 2 at the Evergreen Cemetery. Reflections by Sandra Mierzejewski were offered at the gravesite. 

Memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers to Regional Hospice, 30 Milestone Road, Danbury, CT  06810.

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