Janet M. Brown, 68, of Cato passed away Saturday after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Born December 16, 1948, she was a devoted wife to her late husband, John D. Brown, who died November 14, 2009. In addition to her husband, Janet was predeceased by her parents, Charles E. Bresee, Sr. and Catherine E. (Veio) Bresee; granddaughters, Hailey Elaine and Elizabeth May; brothers, Charles E. Bresee Jr. and Lawrence E. Bresee and sister, Sharon A. (Bresee) Foster. Surviving are her son, Mr. and Mrs. John D. Brown of Hannibal; five daughters, Linda (Dan) Parkhurst of Granby, Lilah (John) Davis of Fulton, Jill (Mark) St. John of Baldwinsville and Jaclyn Brown Borst of Baldwinsville; 19 grandchildren; sister, Mary J. (John) Bresee Gleckner; brothers, Jerry A. (Dorothy) Bresee, Randy L. Bresee, Steven A. (Kelly) Bresee, Royal E. (Shelly) Bresee and Wayne Bresee; sisters-in-law, Julia Bresee and Evelyn Bresee and several nieces and nephews. Janet’s family would like to offer a special thanks to Kelly Southard for her loving care of their mother. There will be a private gathering held for family and friends at a later date. Burial will be at Southville Cemetery, Stockholm, NY. Donations in Janet’s memory may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, P.O. Box 102, Oswego NY, 13126-0102. Foster Funeral Home, Hannibal, has care of arrangements.