In Memory of




Obituary for Melvin Thomas Janes

Mr. Melvin Thomas Janes of Bryant’s Cove, passed peacefully away at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, St. John’s on Thursday, May 18 2023. Mr. Janes was 75 years old.

He leaves to mourn:
Wife: Ruby Janes
Sons: Glen (Elizabeth), Derek (Charmaine) & Gary
Grandchildren: Tiffany (Max), Matthew (Katherine), Lucas (Emily), Courtney (Ryan) & Steven (Claire)
Great Grandchildren: Peyton & Sadie
Sister: Vera (Ray)
Sister-in-law: Olive

And a circle of loving family & friends

Predeceased by:
Parents: Austin & Mary Janes
Siblings: Clarence (Annie), Ella (Tom), Annie (Ches), Gerald & Doris (Herbert)
4 Infant siblings

The family will be receiving relatives and friends at Slade’s Funeral Home, Cranes Road, Upper Island Cove on Sunday: 2-5 P.M. & 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, as expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Melvin T. Janes Memorial Fund. Email transfers can be sent to, password: melvin. Please include a note stating what or whom the donation is for.

The Prayer Service will be held on Sunday, May 21, 2023 at 8:30 P.M. from Slade’s Funeral Home, Upper Island Cove. Interment will follow at St. Andrew’s Anglican Cemetery, Bryant’s Cove on Monday, May 22, 2023 at 10:30 A.M.

Condolences may be written to the family at: , on the Memory Wall section of the obituary. For further information please call Slade’s Funeral Home, Upper Island Cove at 589-2250.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Slade’s Funeral Home, serving Carbonear, Upper Island Cove, Bay Roberts, Spaniard’s Bay and surrounding areas.