Janet Chomo, lovingly known as “Jan” to her family and friends, went to be with God on February 28, 2023, at the age of 84, in the care of Penrose St. Francis Hospital in Colorado Springs after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. She was born on September 26, 1938, in Worcester, MA, to William Anthony Novick and Helen Mary (Zybas) Novick, and was the middle child of three siblings. Jan and her family spent their childhood in Millbury Massachusetts where she graduated from Millbury Memorial High School in 1956.
Janet was a determined, humorous, and full-of-life woman who was always up for an adventure. She married the late Anthony Chomo and had four children, Francis, Laurie, Anthony, and Lindi. She worked as a secretary, bookkeeper, silk flower shop owner and eventually becoming a successful business co-owner of Sun West Plumbing in Simi Valley, CA.
In the pursuit of a better life, Janet and her family moved to Simi Valley, California, where they planted roots and became respected members of the community as residents and business owners. Janet had a passion for boating and loved to gamble, but above all, she treasured her time with her family.
Janet is survived by her daughters Laurie (Chomo) Morawski married to John and Lindi (Chomo) Roach married to Mike, her son Anthony Chomo, her sister Mary-Ann (Novick) Dziejma, eight grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and her great-great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband Anthony R. Chomo, son Francis William Chomo, brother William George Novick, and granddaughter Arianna Lee.
A service to celebrate Janet’s life will be held on April 1, 2023, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Shrine of Remembrance, 1730 East Fountain Boulevard, Colorado Springs, CO 80910. A reception will be held immediately following the service.
Janet will always be remembered for her contagious laughter, adventurous spirit, and unwavering love for her family. She will be deeply missed but forever cherished.