Born in Pottsville, on May 13, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Raymond Weiss and Rita McMullen Weiss Keating. Janet was an only child and is the last of her immediate family.
She was a 1956 graduate of the first graduating class of Nativity BVM High School and served as a secretary at WPPA Radio Station in Pottsville and later as secretary to the President of Immaculatta College in West Chester.
Janet attended Saints Simon & Jude Catholic Church, West Chester.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James J. Bartholomew, to whom she was married 48 years; step-father, numerous sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.
She and her husband spent much of their lives in West Chester and thought of Pottsville as their home, frequently visiting with and attending her husband's large family events.
Janet is survived by sisters-in-law, Frances C. Lorenz and Rita Foley, both of Pottsville; and three generations of nieces and nephews. She was aided in her final days by her niece, Hedy Bartholomew Stump, of Lebanon.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 28th, at 11:00 a.m. at Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc., 1818 Mahantongo St., Pottsville, with Deacon Jack Quirk officiating. A viewing of family and friends will be held at 10:00 a.m. until time of service in the funeral home.
Interment will follow in St. John's No. 2 Cemetery, 2011 Mahantongo St., Pottsville.
In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions in Janet's memory may be sent to the: Friends of the Pottsville Free Public Library, 215 W. Market St. Pottsville, PA 17901.
Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at lordbixler.com
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