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Janet Travers

Janet Lee Hill Travers, 63, of Brownsville, Texas, formerly of Cambridge, passed away Friday, January 31, 2014 at the Valley Regional Hospital in Brownsville, Texas.
Born July 24, 1950 in Cambridge, MD she was a daughter of the late Viola Mills and Wesley Hill.
Janet attended local schools in the area and graduated from Cambridge High School with the Class of 1968.
On February 16, 1974 Janet was united in marriage to Steven Wayne Travers and later was blessed with a beautiful daughter. They made their home in the Hurlock (Shiloh) area until 12 years ago relocating to Brownsville, Texas.
She was a member of the Salvation Army Church and attended regularly while still in the area.
Janet worked at Airpax Electronics for 25 plus years as a coordinator. She was a member of her local weight watchers. Janet had a love for all breeds of cats. She was an active caretaker of many. One of her trained cats would give her their paw on demand which fascinated many people. Janet was an exceptional wife, mother, daughter and friend. She had a most generous humble heart along with a sharp sense of humor right up to her unexpected passing.
Surviving her besides her husband and best friend Wayne is a daughter Stephanie M. Travers of Texas; mother-in-law Bessie Cohee who considered Janet her daughter of Florida; numerous brothers and sisters; nieces and nephews and friends of the family.
A funeral service will be held Friday, February 7, 2014 beginning 1 p.m. at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge, MD. Family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday evening from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Officiating will be Lt. Col. William Crabson of the Salvation Army Church. Interment will follow at Dorchester Memorial Park, Cambridge.
Serving as pallbearers will be Steven Ross, Sr., Steven Ross, Jr., Darrell Ross, Sonny Dorman, Jimmy McCready and Wendell Travers.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in memory of Janet can be made to Kitty City Rescue, P.O. Box 1259, Cambridge, MD 21613.
To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.newcombcollins.com.


Thursday February 6, 2014 , 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A.

Funeral Service

Friday February 7, 2014 , 1:00 p.m.

Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A.


Friday February 7, 2014 , 2:00 p.m.

Dorchester Memorial Park

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Posted by: Gail Mills Gail Mills has sent this Expressions of Sympathy card. 02/06/2014 Posted by: Carrol Rodriguez I enjoyed many lunches and WW meetings with Janet. She was fun to be around and I loved her sense of humor. I especially enjoyed her daily email jokes and recipes. My thoughts and prayers are with her family. God Bless 02/05/2014 Posted by: Rene Marshall Wayne so sorry for your loss! Brings back many childhood good memories where Janet, My brother Rex and I grew up on Race St. and the 3 of us played as children in the 50's. May God Bless you and keep you! Janet is with eternal peace! 02/04/2014 Posted by: Sherry Daniel My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. She will be missed. God has another angel 02/03/2014 Posted by: ANITA TRAVERS HAYES Wayne and family, I was saddened to hear about Janet,s passing. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Anita and family 02/03/2014 Posted by: margaret hill Wayne, I am so sorry to hear this. Jack Hailey told me this morning. Wayne, I am thinking about you. 02/03/2014 Posted by: Pamela Todd-Pitt Condolences to the family of Janet.She and I were old friends from way back.I was sure hoping to get to see her again but she has gone to rest now. Rest in peace until we meet again. 02/03/2014

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