Janet Schenck Medley – 9-4-2019

Welcome to the
memorial page for 

Janet Schenck Medley

July 9, 1947
~ August 29, 2019



MEMORIAL SERVICE - Wednesday 9-4-2019 at 11:00 AM
Family and friends may gather at 10:00 AM at:
Second Baptist Church
93 Liberty Street
Long Branch, NJ 07740


Janet Schenck Medley was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and daughter.  She was called home to be with the Lord on August 29, 2019.  The daughter of Robert and Dorothy Alston, she was raised in Long Branch before moving to Neptune.  She was educated in the Neptune school system.  She later moved back to Long Branch where she settled and raised her children.  She was employed at Wheellock Signals in Long Branch in the 80's.

Janet was a lover of life and she loved helping others.  She eventually pursued a career in the medical field where she specialized in private duty hospice care.  Helping others in their final hour was her calling.  She was employed by Arc of Burlington County and continued to help others even at 72 years old.

To know Janet, you understood that she said what she meant and she meant what she said!  Although she pulled no punches, she was an empathetic and compassionate person.

She was predeceased by her three grandchildren Faith Schenck, Joseph Marshall and Theresa Wilson (Meat-Meat) and her grandmother Everdeen Manning.

She is survived by her husband John Medley; parents Robert and Dorothy Alston; one aunt Thelma; brother Sonny Alston (Kat); sisters Kimberly Farley (Jimmy) and Margaret Walker (Terry); one son Robert (Missy) Schenck; four daughters Theresa Wilson, Toni (Calvin) Diggs, Janet Lucas, and Sidra Hankins; five step children John Jr., Ronald, Leslie, Carla and Monica; 12 grandchildren Robby, Shane, Kevin, Kina, Tehesha, Anthony, Mariah, Jowann, Yimani, Kameron, Rajji, and Kiara as well as a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and her best friends Cara and Shirley.











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2 thoughts on “Janet Schenck Medley – 9-4-2019

  1. Suzanne Kinsey says:

    Janet will be missed by ALL at the Arc’s Club Connect, but especially by April Cowen.

  2. Brenda Harris says:

    To know Janet u knew that big smile that lit up a room whenever she appeared, I happened to see her last at Randy Gibson’s repass n we laugh and remenise about the good all days not knowing it would be the last time. That memory will last forever. May she rest in eternal peace.

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