Janet Claire Robert Held entered eternal rest on December 14, 2020, five days shy of her 74th Birthday. Janet was born December 19, 1946 to Stanley O. Robert (d.1995) and Mary Claire Traub Robert (d.2004). Beloved wife of Clarence "Boogie" Held, Jr.
Mother of Stacy Claire Held (Timmy) and Chad J. Held (Jenny), her grandchild, Ava Claire Held, her sister, Marsha Robert (Gayle). Also Aunts and many cousins.
Janet was born in New Orleans and lived over 50 years in Harahan. She was a graduate of Mercy Academy. For 10 years she owned and taught at her pre-k and kindergarten
School named Kiddie Kollege. During this time and thereafter Janet focused on being a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She lived for her family and enjoyed all of her years with them. In addition, Janet enjoyed all that came with being one of the first baby
boomers. She especially loved dancing to the music of the 50s and 60s. She loved all of
the local artists of New Orleans and one special out-of-tower...Elvis! Janet dearly loved all of her family and her lifelong friends. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend visitation at St Rita Catholic Church 7100 Jefferson Hwy, Harahan, La on Saturday, January 23rd, 2021 at 10:00a.m.
Followed by a Memorial Mass at 11:00a.m.. in lieu of flowers donations to the Sisters of Mercy, Masses, or donations to a charity of your choice. As mandated by the state of Louisiana due to COVID-19 pandemic, everyone is required to wear a face mask at all times and practice social distancing.