Obituaries – 06-25-2014

Janet Elizabeth Richobit-rich

Janet Elizabeth Rich, 87, of Bradenton, died June 15. She was born March 30, 1927, in Adrian, Michigan, to the late Elwood J. & Fleta Bertine (Sayers) Rinehart. She moved with her husband, Keith, and daughter Deborah to Bradenton in 1951 from Indianapolis.

The coupled owned the Rinehart and Rich Pharmacy on 14th Street West in Bradenton for more than 25 years, originally a joint venture with her parents. She and her husband were owners of Rich’s Beach Drugs in Holmes Beach for more than 30 years.

She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, First Church of the Nazarene and past member of Entre Nous in Bradenton.

She was a loving, devoted wife and mother and will be deeply missed by all.

The family received friends June 20 at Shannon Funeral Home Westview Chapel, Bradenton. A celebration of life was held June 21, at First Church of Nazarene, Bradenton. Interment was to be at Manasota Memorial Park, Bradenton. Condolences for the family may be made online at

Mrs. Rich is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Keith; daughters Deborah Rich Bovinett of Bradenton and Jennifer Rich Rehl of Tampa; grandchildren Laura D’Angiolillo of Bradenton, and Sarah Rehl and Blake Rehl, both of Tampa; and great-grandson Jayce D’Angiolillo.

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