Janelle Louise Kathleen Sutton
Friday April 19, 2019 from 2-5 PM (MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home) and one hour prior to the funeral service (Saturday 1-2 PM Lucknow Community Centre)
Lucknow Community Centre

South Kinloss Cemetery, Lucknow, ON
In Memory of
Janelle Louise Kathleen Sutton
September 17th, 1981 - April 16th, 2019

Place of Death

Wingham & District Hospital


Janelle Louise Kathleen Sutton, aged 37, passed away at the Wingham & District Hospital on Tuesday April 16, 2019. Beloved daughter of Garry and Donna Sutton of Lucknow. Sister of Russell & Danielle Sutton of Lucknow and Joel & Kelly Sutton of Wingham. Aunt to Kyle, Kennedy, Korey, Harley, Tyra, Haven and Jaren. Also missed by aunts and uncles; Cecil & Wilma Sutton of Ripley, Bud Sutton of Vanderhoof BC, Joan Murray of Lucknow, Jean & Alan Gilmore of Ottawa, John & Deb Sutton of Teeswater, Nancy & Gerald Murray of Holyrood, Ross & Helen Forster of Ripley, Tom & Nancy Forster of Lambeth, Faye & Fernando DeMelo of Georgetown and 32 cousins. Also fondly remembered by the staff and clients at Community Living Wingham & District. Predeceased by grandparents Ron & Kathleen Forster and Lyman & Pearl Sutton and aunts and uncles; Ruth & Jan Bruinooge and Charles Murray. Visitation will be held from the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow on Friday April 19, 2019 from 2-5 PM. A funeral service will be conducted from the Lucknow Community Centre on Saturday April 20, 2019 at 2 PM with visitation one hour prior.


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Message from Beverly MacDonald Hitchman2019-05-02 08:15:36

Just heard, Donna and family. Read through every condolence on the website. Wow, so sorry you and your family have lost you beloved daughter. I know her behavior sometimes surprised you, but often in the best way. 


Message from Doug Cameron2019-04-28 17:46:29

Please, accept my condolences.....

Message from John, Colleen and Courtney Schenk2019-04-27 01:58:15

We we're very sorry to hear of Jannelle's passing. She brought joy and happiness wherever she went and will be fondly remembered and missed by all .

Please accept our sincere condolences 

Message from Barb & Kevin Pletch2019-04-26 15:40:37

Donna Gary and family,

So sorry to hear of Janelle's passing.  She seemed to be a happy young lady whenever I met her.  She is at peace now.  Barb & Kevin

Message from Jeff Green and Selina Esteves2019-04-24 09:05:58

Dear Garry and Donna, 

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time. The grief of losing Janelle, who I know was a source of great joy to you, must be immense, but we hope that the love of family and friends brings you comfort now and in the months ahead. 

Thinking of all of you,

Jeff and Selina and the boys

123 Boiler Beach Road

Message from Anne MacDonald2019-04-23 08:44:05

Words seldom can express the thoughts that come from the heart.....but may you find comfort in knowing others sympathize and care. Love & Hugs to the entire Sutton Family! ♥️🤗🙏🏻

Message from frank daly2019-04-22 14:09:45

so sorry Gary and Donna, going to miss having a lot of fun with my buddy, " I like you, who me", yes you, are usual conversation and greeting to each other, and of course the earring thing

Message from Tom and Karla Hogan2019-04-22 08:24:17

Our thoughts and prayers go out to you, Donna, Gary and family on the loss of your wonderful happy daughter,Janelle. Heaven’s gained a new smiling angel watching, guiding and protecting all of you from above.

Message from Doug and Angela MacDonald2019-04-21 19:54:07

Garry, Donna, and family. We are so sorry to hear of Janelle's passing.  May your memories of her help you through this difficult time. Please accept our condolences.

Message from Donna & George Adams2019-04-20 22:26:01

Dear Donna, Gary & family:  Our sincerest condolences in the loss of your special young lady.  May all the loving memories you have of Janelle be forever held in your hearts and bring you some comfort in the days ahead.     

Message from Hugh and Wesley Sargant2019-04-20 10:18:51

Dear Donna, Garry, and family

Wesley and I were very saddened to hear of the passing of your daughter Janelle. She touched our hearts with the happiness in her voice, or the smile on her face whenever we would see her in her father’s truck at the beach. A true angel on earth has gone home. We hope peace comes to you in this sad time.

Hugh and Wesley


Message from donald forster2019-04-20 09:00:08

sorry for your loss , thinking of you and yours . donald & diane

Message from Casey & Brenda Cerson2019-04-20 08:03:41

Thinking of your family at this sad time.

Message from Doug and Nancy Aaitchison and family2019-04-20 07:18:28

Our condolences to the Sutton family on the passing of Janelle.   She was always happy.   Cherish your wonderful memories.

Message from Trevor Summers2019-04-20 07:15:25

I am sorry for your loss, my heart and thoughts are with your family at this time. I remember Janelle from Lucknow Central such a happy person always smiling and laughing. Heaven gained another angel.

Message from Dave and Joyce ROSE2019-04-19 21:52:45

Donna and family, —our deepest sympathy on the passing of your daughter Janelle.  May your memories help you though this trying time & in the future.

Message from Kim and Grant Phillips2019-04-19 19:57:35

Donna, Gary and families.   Sending our sympathies and prayers to everyone.  Janelle was a "shining star"  .That twinkle in her eyes, the smile and her laugh. She could make your day the best one ever when you were around her. She will be missed by many people who met and knew her. Hold your memories close and remember her with laughter and smiles.  Heaven has gained a special angel.   



Message from Lorraine Brophy2019-04-19 19:44:44

Dear Janelle was the definition of joy.  George and I are so sorry to hear about dear Janelle’s death.  Her sweet nature will always be treasured and remembered in the local community.  

Lorraine and George Brophy

Message from Mary Jane Bisset2019-04-19 19:28:35

Donna I am so sorry to hear of Janelle's death. I was not able to come in for visitation today. But the lines certainly give a very loving picture of her presence in many lives. I was always so uplifted when I would walk in to the church basement and she would come to me with a smile and a laugh... and a hug. She was sunshine in my life. 

Message from Walter and Lorraine Arnold2019-04-19 15:43:31

Our sincere sympathy in the loss of your dear daughter & sister. She will be missed in Lucknow. You are in our thoughts & prayers at this difficult time.

Message from Jeff & Dayle Taylor2019-04-19 12:32:52

Donna, Gary & family -- our sympathies to all.  Janelle was such a bright flower in the world.  Always smiling and happy.  Thinking of all of you in the coming days.  Treasure the memories.

Message from Chris and Pam Coulthard and Family2019-04-19 12:08:13

Dear Donna, Garry and Family,

Our hearts are so heavy with this sad news.  Your shining star, Janelle, is gone too soon.  Her joy and laughter, infectious delight and hugs will be so missed by all those whose lives she touched so beautifully.  Our deepest sympathy, Pam and Chris Coulthard, Casey, Amy, Scott, Brett and Family

Message from Erin and Chad MacArthur2019-04-19 12:07:21

Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.  Thinking about you all during this difficult time. XO 

Message from Ange and Ryan Finch2019-04-19 11:12:13

Our sincere sympathy to the Sutton families.  Janelle will be remembered for her infectious laughter and smile that could light up a room. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

Message from Liliana Dunstan2019-04-19 10:32:44

Thinking of you all and wishing you moments of peace and comfort.  Janelle, a wonderful person and her laugh will be forever remembered.

Sincerly, Liliana, Murray, Chantel, Dakota, Jake 

Message from Robert Hollenbeck 2019-04-19 09:22:36

I was shocked to hear about Nellie , Donna ! I am so, so , sorry! She had a short life but a happy one thanks to the love and care of you and your family! 

God Bless!!!

Message from Barbara Cerson2019-04-19 08:20:20

So sorry for your loss.  Condolences to Danielle, Russell, and the family.

Message from Bonnie MacLeod2019-04-18 23:57:08

My deepest sympathy Gary Donna and family on your loss.  Janelle will be deeply missed.


Bonnie MacLeod 



Message from Andrea and Paul Hamilton 2019-04-18 22:26:47

Our sincere sympathy goes out to the Sutton families at this time of loss.  It was always a pleasure meeting Janelle on the street. She always had a big smile and a giggle. Hugs to you all❤️

Message from Doug and Sharon Kilpatrick2019-04-18 22:19:23

What a sad thing it is to lose a daughter. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family at this time.  Doug and Sharon

Message from Shane Petteplace 2019-04-18 21:35:27

My condolences to the Sutton family on the passing of Janelle. She will be definitely be missed. 

Message from Doug and Gayle Neil2019-04-18 17:46:44

So sorry to hear of Janelle’s passing. Our sincere condolences to the entire family. Treasure the memories!

Message from Ben and Linda Beishuizen2019-04-18 17:03:45

Our sincerest sympathy to the Sutton family at this most difficult time.

Message from Cal and Susan Neely2019-04-18 16:11:42

Our deepest sympathy to you and your family during this very difficult time.  Cherish your wonderful memories.

Message from Debra Pfeiffer2019-04-18 15:33:28

I'm very sorry for your families loss. Janelle will be imssed by so meany. She allways brought Joy and Happynes when she came to TimHortons. I will miss her Beautiful Smile. 


Message from Brenda Cook2019-04-18 14:42:00

Donna so sorry to hear of Janelles passing. Know that you are my in my thoughts iiin the difficult days ahead

Message from Donna & Rob Middelkamp 2019-04-18 13:01:24

Our Deepest Sympathy to Janelle's Family on her passing she was a pretty special little girl. She always had a smile and a wave when  you see her . Sending hugs to all of you .  RIP JANELLE !!!  xoxo

Message from Bill and Luanne Kerr2019-04-18 12:51:51

Donna and Garry, so sorry to hear about Janelles passing. She left a happy impression on everyone who met her. Thinking of you. 

Buff an Luanne

Message from Wilma Rathwell2019-04-18 12:46:19

Sincere sympathy Donna so sorry to hear of your daughters passing

Wilma Listowel Happy Hatters

Message from Linda Durnin2019-04-18 12:42:48

My sympathy to Donna, Gary and Family.  It was always fun to see Janelle in the office. She was friendly to the staff and really loved Dr Brad. My thoughts are with you all. Linda Durnin

Message from Kerri & Mike O’Neill2019-04-18 11:20:29

Donna, Garry & Family: You’ve lost a daughter who was precious, not only to you, but also to our community. No one could pass by without a smile, a big hug or high five, and a giggle from her. Janelle will be sorely missed...❤️

Message from Helen MacIntyre2019-04-18 11:17:58

 I was saddened to hear about Janelle's passing.  Today I am wearing some extra jewellery and a purple purse in honour of a young woman who had the gift of being able to make people feel happy.  Janelle brought smiles and joy to so many people.  She will be missed by many of her "families". Please accept my deepest condolences.

Message from Brian and Helen Van Osch2019-04-18 10:47:25

Our thoughts and prayers are with Janelle's family at this very difficult time!! 

Message from LINDA WALKER2019-04-18 10:26:55

Hi I'm a secretary at F.E. Madill.  I am so sorry to hear of Janelle's passing.  One thing I remember about her is her infectious laugh.  It always brightened my day!

Message from Judy Lyons2019-04-18 10:00:44

Deepest Sympathy Donna, Garry and your entire family. Thinking of all of you at this time.  Janelle's laugh and giggle will be missed as you always knew she was near by.


Message from Sandra Lee2019-04-18 09:54:59

Dear Donna, Garry and family

Thinking of you all at this sad time.

Sending sincere condolences.


Message from Cathy, Bob and Darcy Macgillivray2019-04-18 09:03:55

Sorry for your loss...she was such a happy lady

Message from Betty and Barry McDonagh 2019-04-18 08:17:49

So sorry for the families and friends of this incredible human being. Her smile and humour will be missed. Our love and prayers too everyone. Hugs 🤗 

Message from Dale and Terry Taylor2019-04-18 00:03:47

Donna, Gary and Family: 

We are saddened to learn of Janelle's passing. I will always remember her helping us at Nine Mile Villa, where she arrived smiling and happy. We are sending our prayers and hugs to each of you.

Dale and Terry Taylor

Message from Steve & Joan Chamney2019-04-17 23:25:26

So sorry to hear of Janelles passing.. a very bright light is gone from our community. I always enjoyed hearing all the happy news she had to share when we would meet on the street.  She will be missed by so many. Our sincere condolences to the family. I am out of town and won’t be able to make the services, but please know we are thinking of all of you, not only today, but in the days ahead. Rest In Peace Janelle. 


Message from Kathleen(Kay)Cober2019-04-17 22:23:31

My sincere sympathy to the Sutton family due to Janelles passing.

She will certainly be missed.

Message from Shari Walls 2019-04-17 22:01:56

I am sorry for your loss. You're family will be in my prayers. 

Message from Nancy Hunter2019-04-17 21:53:49

She will be greatly missed, a young lady that always had a smile on her face. Deepest sympathies to the family.

Message from Annette and. Leroy. Drennan2019-04-17 21:40:11

we. Are so sorry to hear this news our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Cherish your memories 

Message from Barb & Bruce Willits2019-04-17 21:37:34

Donna, Gary and family: Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. I'll miss that giggle and infectious smile, her almost always happy outlook on life. You have lost a real gem but God has gained a real angel.

Message from Kendra & Chad Kregar2019-04-17 21:16:31

What a tragic loss.   Janelle was such a sweet kind hearted girl with much humour and love for life.  We are so very sorry to hear of her passing.  Hold those memories close - I know we will never forget her.   Hugs to the entire family.

Message from Connie Dawson2019-04-17 20:51:06

My deepest sympathy to all of Janelle’s family and friends. She stole a piece of my heart, her smile, giggle and genuine affection for all will be not be forgotten. 

Message from Wayne & Laurie Bell2019-04-17 20:34:09

Deepest sympathy Donna, Gary & family. We will miss Janelle’s cute little laugh, her smiling face, & her sweet little way of saying “Hi” & waving at everyone she met. Heaven has truly gained a beautiful angel. 

Message from Lisa Gallant and family2019-04-17 20:32:01

Janelle had an infections laugh and a smile that could brighten anyone's day! Thinking of you all at this difficult time ox I know her presence will be missed by all lucky enough to know her! 

Message from Tom and Nancy Forster2019-04-17 20:26:35

Our darling girl.  Never to be forgotten.  Her smile, laugh and handshakes should remind us all to be better people.   Our hearts are broken. 

Message from Rhonda Floriant 2019-04-17 19:51:05

I’m so saddened for your loss. Janelle had a smile that lit up a room, she’ll be missed by the many lives she touched. Thinking of you at this sad time. 

Message from Jim and Janice Symes2019-04-17 19:50:20

Garry, Donna and Family .... Sending are heartfelt condolences, Janelle's smile and laughter will be missed by many. Thinking of you all at this difficult time.

Message from Linda Cox2019-04-17 19:48:33


Sending My Sincere Sympathy to Janelle's Family and Friends.  To All of Us who were so Lucky to have had Janelle a part of our lives.



Message from Bill and Suzanne Andrew2019-04-17 19:41:42

Our sincere condolences to all of Janelle.s family. She brought a spontaneous smile to so many, and will be remembered for her infectious giggle and loving attitude.

Message from PAT PORTER2019-04-17 19:24:02

Janelle spread much happiness throughout her life and was special to everyone she met and made them feel special.  No one who knew her will ever forget her.  God has a new flower growing in his garden and it is beautiful!

Message from Bryan and Vana Gammie2019-04-17 19:09:22

Sincere Sympathy to the Sutton Family on the passing of your beautiful daughter and sister.  Janelle was a very special lady.  Cherish all those wonderful memories. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.



Message from Carol MacPherson2019-04-17 19:07:07

So sorry to hear of Janelle’s passing she will always hold a special place in my heart!💕 Our condolences to the entire family.

                                    Stephen & Carol MacPherson & Family

Message from Rob & Jan Crich2019-04-17 19:05:14

Our condolences Gary, Donna and Family.  Janelle loved and was loved by so many.  She will be greatly missed.

Rob, Jan  and Family

Message from Cathy J Hill2019-04-17 18:56:25

I am so sorry for your loss of a daughter, a sister and a friend, she was a special soul who will be  remembered by all with a smile

Message from Terry and Heather McClinchey2019-04-17 18:22:49

We will all miss Janelle greatly.  Her smile and affection was the best in the world.  Our condolences.  

Message from Mark Becker2019-04-17 18:12:54

Please accept my sincere condolences to the Sutton Family at this very difficult time.  

Message from Jamie and Marlene Irwin2019-04-17 17:35:56

We were saddened to hear of Janelle's passing. Janelle will certainly be remembered for her infectious giggle which brought a smile to everyone's face. Our deepest condolences are extended to her family and extended family during this sad time.  

Message from Brad & Sharon Petteplace2019-04-17 16:37:45

Our hearts and thoughts are with all the family at this sad time in your lives. Janelle was such wonderful girl with a huge personallity. Her smile and laughter will never be forgotten.  Brad & Sharon

Message from Debbie Hiusser2019-04-17 15:03:31

My Deepest sympathy to your family , I will miss her smile & laughter she was such a joy to meet.