Janis Giannotti Barnhill, 71, Vero Beach
Janis Giannotti Barnhill, 71, passed away on Jan. 19, 2018, in Vero Beach. She was the daughter of the late Anthony Giannotti and Marie Giannotti. Janis was born in Providence, R.I.
She moved to Vero Beach at a young age and attended St. Helen Catholic School and graduated from Vero Beach High School.
She stepped into the position of owner and operator of Howard Johnson Motor Lodge, 1984-2004 after the death of her father Anthony (Tony) Giannotti.
Janis is survived by her husband, J.W. Barnhill; son, Stephen Anthony; sister, Nancy Giannotti Isgette; and nieces and nephews, Kelly Isgette, Courtney Isgette, Jarred Isgette and wife, Ariel, Austin Conner and Abel William Isgette.
A memorial service will be held for friends and family 11-2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 4, at Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider donations to The American Diabetes Association.