Janet McDonald

Obituary of Janet Ann McDonald

Janet Ann McDonald
 (nee Peceniak)

Janet Ann McDonald, passed away at the age of 64, on Monday, January 31, 2023, at Rush Coply Hospital in Aurora.  She was born on October 14, 1958, the daughter of Joseph and Marie (nee Bowler) Peceniak.  Born and raised in Joliet, Janet was a graduate of St. Frances Academy, Class of 1977.    

In her younger years, Janet enjoyed staying active and loved to ski.  She adored all animals, especially her dogs.  Janet was a loving mother, daughter, sister, and aunt.  She will be missed greatly by all who loved her.

Janet is survived by her son, Cameron McDonald; her mother, Marie Peceniak; siblings, Kathleen (the late Thomas) Lozar, Sue Meyer, and James (Marie) Peceniak; nieces and nephews, Heather (Christopher) Goeppinger, Joel (Brooke) Meyer, Courtney (Tony) Dziurawiec, Kailyn Marriott, Keith (Rebecca) Lozar, Nicholas (Heather) Peceniak, and Jacob Peceniak; and the father of her son, Brian McDonald.  Numerous great nieces and nephews also survive. 

She is preceded by her father, Joseph Peceniak.

Visitation for Janet Ann McDonald will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. until the time of prayers at 10:00 a.m., at the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black Rd. (at Essington Rd.), Joliet, IL, to St. Mary Immaculate, 15627 Illinois Rt. 59, Plainfield, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m.  As it was her request, cremation rites will be accorded following services.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name may be made to the charity of your choice.

For more information, please call 815-741-5500 or visit her Memorial Tribute at www.fredcdames.com where you can share a favorite memory or leave an online condolence.



9:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday, February 4, 2023
Fred C. Dames Funeral Homes - Joliet
3200 Black at Essington Roads
Joliet, Illinois, United States
(815) 741-5500

A Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 am
Saturday, February 11, 2023
St. Mary Immaculate Catholic Church
15629 Illinois Route 59
Plainfield, Illinois, United States

Memorial Contributions

In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name may be made to the charity of your choice.