Janet Jeffers died on Thursday, March 23. She was 84.

Janet was a graduate of University of Massachusetts Amherst with a bachelor’s degree in English literature. She taught at the West Windsor Plainsboro school system for many years as a substitute teacher. She was an avid reader and founding member of the Plainsboro Free Public Library.

She had an unparalleled love and passion for gardening. She was a member of the Garden Club of Trenton, Garden Club of America and Martha’s Vineyard Garden Club. Janet spent many wonderful summers with her family on Martha’s Vineyard.

She is survived by her devoted husband of 59 years, Henry W. Jeffers 3rd; two children, Katherine Jeffers Goldfarb and husband, Rob Goldfarb, of New York City and James W. Jeffers and his wife, Raquel; and two grandchildren, Juliette and Jasper Jeffers of Hopewell, N.J.

A memorial service will be held on April 6 at 11 a.m. at the Plainsboro Presbyterian Church in Plainsboro, N.J.

In lieu of flowers donations should be made to the East Chop Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program, P.O. Box 525, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557.

Arrangements are under the direction of the A.S. Cole Son & Co. Funeral Home in Cranbury, N.J., saulfuneralhomes.com.