Peacefully at St. Joseph Hospice, London on Monday, March 1, 2021 at the age of 77. Cherished wife of the late Peter Purvis (2002). Proud mother of Sarah Purvis, Scott and Megan Purvis, and Blair Purvis. Loving grandma of Jack, Emma, Olive and Sybil. Dear sister-in-law of Judy and Frank Decicco. Predeceased by parents John and Dorothy Given, and brother Bill Given.
Jan taught for many years, finishing her career at Milton District High School, where she formed many relationships with colleagues and students. After her retirement she spent her time between the cottage and her many adventures around the globe.
Keeping with Jan’s wishes cremation has taken place. A private family memorial service will be held at Haskett Funeral Home, Lucan.
Donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice, Lake Huron Center for Coastal Conservation, or the North Middlesex Historical Society – Ailsa Craig Museum would be appreciated.