November 27, 2016
Resided in Chesapeake, VA
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Janis Dryer, 72, of Chesapeake, VA, died peacefully in her sleep on November 27, 2016, after a courageous battle with cancer in Chesapeake, Virginia. She went to be with the Lord Jesus on a Sunday morning while surrounded by those dearest to her in her own home.
She loved animals, spending time with her family and had a profound impact on our community. She was a member of the Rock Church, the President and owner of Las Gaviotas Pet Hotel, and the President and Co-founder of the Animal Assistance League. Janis was a strong, friendly, generous person and approached her cancer treatment with the same vigor as she approached life.
Janis is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Margaret.
Janis is survived by her life partner, Greg Dixon; brother, Gary (Mary) Guendert; son, Steve (Charlotte) Jensen; son, Scott Jensen; daughter, Jennifer Dryer; daughter, Keriann (Daniel T.) Dryer; six grandchildren, Taylor Jensen, Maxwell and Madeline Ekleberry, and Christian, Liam and Oliver Tiesworth.
Memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at 11 a.m. at Rock Church on 640 Kempsville Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23464. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Animal Assistance League Humane Society on 1149 New Mill Dr., Chesapeake, VA 23322 and Rock Church International on 640 Kempsville Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23464.