site image


Janet Ann (Finigan) Minihane

October 30, 1938 ~ November 26, 2018 (age 80)
Obituary Image

Of Brighton November 26, 2018.  Beloved wife of Denis V. Minihane.  Devoted mother of Marybeth Mullins and her husband William of Wells, ME, Nancy Minihane and her husband Joseph Allonby of Brighton, Denis Neil Minihane and his fiancé Eileen Kim of El Cerrito, CA, Lauren McGrath and her husband John, Michele Zabachta and her late husband Andrei all of Brighton.  Sister of George Finigan and his wife Donna of Plum Island.  Grandmother of Shauna Mullins, Christopher McGrath & his partner Genevieve Grace, Connor Mullins, Denis McGrath, Liam Mullins, Sarah McGrath and Olivia Zabachta.  Great grandmother of Julian and Jackson McGrath. 


Funeral from the Lehman Reen & McNamara Funeral Home Friday Nov. 30 at 9 am.  Followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Ignatius Church 28 Commonwealth Ave Chestnut Hill at 10am.  Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend.  Visiting Hours Thursday Nov. 29th from 4-8 pm.  Interment St Mary Cemetery Newburyport. 


Longtime co-owner of Minihane Flower and Garden Shop Brighton.  Graduate of Salem State College with BS in Education,  Boston State College with MA in Special Education, also attended Lesley College, Emmanuel College and Middlesex Community College. 


Hospice Volunteer for 20 years Omego Program in Somerville, Good Samaritan Hospice in Brighton, MA Association for Special Needs and Catholic Charities Program for the Elderly. 


Janet’s greatest accomplishments in her life are her children.  They are all kind and loving to each other and to their mother and father.  They all went to college and she was happy to say “They are ordinary, special people”.  One of her favorite sayings in life was ”Decorate the corners of your life”. 


In lieu of flowers donations in Janet’s memory may be made to your local florist!!! 

© 2019 Lehman, Reen, McNamara Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS