Janet (Jan) Roberts Duckett, age 90, of Blanch, passed away on October 26, 2021 at Caswell House where she has lived for the past 5 years.
Jan was born in Ohio. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in June 1952 with a Bachelor of Arts, and from Kent State University in September 1954 with a Master of Arts. She went on to teach Anthropology and Sociology at Georgetown University before she married Edmund Duckett in May 1963.
Jan was known for her remarkable cooking and enjoyed entertaining. She was a member of the Junior League in Clearwater, Florida. She enjoyed playing bridge, bowling, gardening and being a loving grandmother to her grandsons.
She was predeceased by her husband Edmund Duckett, her parents, and her sister Joyce Hodge.
Jan is survived by her daughter, Gabrielle Schultz; son, Philip Duckett; their sister, Candace Rush of Alexandria, Virginia, and brother, Dennis Duckett of Sana Rosa, California. Grandchildren include Spencer Schultz, Clayton Schultz, Kelly Page, John Page and Josh Duckett, Augustus Duckett. In-laws, Philip Duckett, (Kathleen) of Blanch, NC.
Jan will be laid to rest alongside her husband at Arlington National Cemetery, although the date has not been determined at this time.
The family would like to give special thanks for the loving care she was given while at Caswell House. We know she grew to love many of you as family and we are forever grateful.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Animal Protection Society of Caswell County or AuthoraCare Hospice.