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Janet Hingley


Janet Anne Hingley, age 89, of New Glasgow, formerly of Meiklefield, passed away Sunday, December 3, 2017, in the Aberdeen Hospital. Born in the Aberdeen Hospital, she was a daughter of the late Cleveland and Sarah (Kennedy) Munroe. Janet attended school in Egerton, New Glasgow and Teachers’ College in Truro. She began teaching at age 17 in Pine Tree. Until consolidation, she taught in several country schools and later she ended her career at Thorburn Consolidated where she was a Reading Specialist, Vice Principal and Acting Principal. In the fifties, she raised her family, farmed, and assisted Stanley in his business. Janet was a life member of the Women’s Institute, the N.S. PC Association and was honoured by the Nova Scotia Reading Specialist Association. She was a leader with CGIT and Explorers in Blue Mountain. After moving to New Glasgow, she was active in the UCW at Trinity United Church. Janet is survived by her husband, Stanley; daughter, Carol Ann (Mike) Baudoux, New Glasgow; son, James Stanley, Halifax; granddaughter, Kate, Trenton, ON; sisters: Maud Smith, Stewiacke; Katie Brennan, New Glasgow; Margaret (Dick) Chittick, Dartmouth; sister-in-law, Wilda Munroe, Egerton; and several wonderful nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, John. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation. A public graveside service will be held at 2 pm Thursday in the Telford Cemetery, with Rev. Donna Tourneur officiating. Donations in Janet’s memory may be made to Telford Cemetery, C/O PO Box 1, New Glasgow NS, B2H 5E1. Arrangements are under the direction of the R.H. Porter Funeral Home, New Glasgow. 

Service Date
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Service Time
Service Location
Telford Cemetery

Requested Charity
Telford Cemetery