Janet Jan Homan Obituary 2024




Remembering Janet Wallace Holman: A Life of Passion and Impact



Janet Wallace Holman: A Life of Passion and Impact

Janet Wallace Holman, a cherished member of the Durham community, passed away on January 8, 2024, leaving behind a legacy of service and dedication that will continue to inspire generations to come.

Early Life and Family

Born on April 20, 1942, in Mill Valley, California, Janet was the daughter of Robert Campbell Wallace and Ethel Irene Wallace. Raised in a loving and supportive home, she developed a deep passion for family that would define her throughout her life.

In 1964, Janet married Howard Holman, who lovingly referred to her as “Pete.” Together, they raised three sons: Howard F. Holman IV, Gregory Holman, and Michael Holman. Janet’s family was her greatest joy, and she cherished the time she spent with them.

Community Involvement and Service

Janet’s unwavering commitment to her community was evident in her extensive involvement in local organizations. She served on the Durham City Council for several years, where she played a vital role in shaping the future of her beloved town.

Her passion for education extended beyond her own family. Janet was a founding member of the Durham Education Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting the academic excellence of local students. Through her work with the foundation, she helped to provide countless opportunities for young learners.

Janet’s love for local history led her to become an active volunteer at the Durham Museum. She spent countless hours researching and preserving the town’s rich past, ensuring that its legacy would continue to live on.

Legacy of Service

Janet Wallace Holman’s life was marked by a unwavering spirit of service and dedication. Her contributions to the Durham community are countless, and her legacy will continue to inspire others to make a positive impact on their own communities.

Her commitment to family, education, local history, and the well-being of others will forever be remembered. Janet Wallace Holman will be deeply missed by her loved ones and the entire Durham community, but her impact will continue to be felt for generations to come.

For more information about Janet’s life and legacy, please visit her online obituary at [Brusie Funeral Home website].



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