Janet Lee Bartha 89 of Lutz FL passed away Saturday 29 October 2022 at her home. She was born in Richmond Indiana to Cecil and Geneva Warman. Janet was the mother of three sons, William Edward, Michael Lee and the late Richard Kevin Bartha. She worked as an accountant / bookkeeper for Holmes Nurseries and later for several local legal firms.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 47 years Billy Bob Bartha and youngest son Richard Kevin Bartha. She is survived by sons William Edward Bartha and his wife Sarah M Pratt of Lutz Fl, Michael Lee Bartha and his wife Candy of Va Beach Va, and granddaughter Isabella Maria Bartha LTJG USN, grandson Mason Welzel of Panama City and granddaughter Madison Bartha of Centerville Oh.
Janet touched many lives during her time. Her beauty and grace where … She was always the voice of reason and the calm in any storm that people could turn to find comfort and wisdom. Her faith in God, love of her family and unwavering patriotism where her core beliefs. She gave many the strength to carry on during adversity, to be of service and to be better people.
Janet loved nature and the outdoors growing up hunting and fishing with her father in Indiana and later fishing with her husband Billy Bob and sons Billy, Mike and Kevin. She loved flowers and horticulture having spent her youth around Hills Rose Co. where her father worked. While with Billy Bob who was serving as a Marine in Yokosuka Japan, following his tour in the Korean War, Janet learned the art ikebana (flower arranging). While living in Fl, she always kept a serene home, pristine yard a wonderful greenhouse.
Janet’s kindness knew no bounds. She regularly contributed time and money to children’s, veteran’s and animal causes. She also participated in and supported with her husband and sons’ Masonic activities.
In accordance with Janet’s wishes, she will be laid to rest with the love of her life Billy Bob at the National Cemetery Brookesville Fl. Attended by her immediate family. Her wishes are for people not to grieve but to remember her kindly. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Shriner’s Hospital or your local ASPCA. Follow her example as a living tribute to her life.