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Salisbury – Janet Brunault, 69…

Salisbury – Janet Brunault, 69, of Baker Road, Salisbury, passed away on March 12, 2019. Janet passed peacefully, after a short illness. She was surrounded by her family and loved ones. 
Janet was born and raised in Amesbury with her mother, Iole Fournier. She was a loving wife and devoted mother to her two sons. She spent over 30 years working for the Town of Amesbury as a children’s librarian at Amesbury Public Library before spending more than 28 years as a teacher’s assistant at Horace Mann, Amesbury Elementary and Cashman schools where she also worked with special needs children.
In her retirement, she continued as a substitute teacher at the elementary level. She was affectionately known as “Miss Janet” by her students. She was loved and respected by her co-workers and displayed a special kindness, patience and joy to the children she worked with over the years. She possessed the unique ability to quietly comfort those around her and will be missed as a friend who had a knack for lifting spirits. She always loved spending time with family and friends and cheering on her beloved Red Sox, who she began watching religiously as a child with her grandfather.
Janet is survived by her husband of 49 years, Robert Brunault, her son Greg Brunault, his wife Michelle, their children Rachel and Jack, her son Eric Brunault and his wife Alison. Additionally, she is survived by a large extended family. She was so very loved and will be greatly missed.
A wake will be held on Friday, March 22, 4 to 8 p.m. at the Highland Chapel of Paul C. Rogers Family Funeral Home, 2 Hillside Avenue, Amesbury. A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, March 23rd at 9:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Church of the Holy Family Parish, 2 School Street, Amesbury. Burial will be private for the family. In lieu of flowers the family is asking for donations to be made to the Janet Brunault Memorial Foundation to benefit children at both Amesbury Elementary and Cashman Elementary schools. Contributions can be mailed to Amesbury Elementary School, 20 South Hampton Road, Amesbury, MA 01913.

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