Janet Sue Doernberg


Janet Sue Doernberg (nee Gerton), of Baltimore, died on Oct. 7. She was 73.


She was born in Washington on Feb. 7, 1946, to Betty (nee Hoffman) and Leo Gerton.


Janet grew up in Greenbelt and worked for many years in her parent’s High’s Dairy Store. She went on to work for the federal government, serving for 42 years in divisions such as the Civil Service Commission and the Internal Revenue Service. Janet also worked as a medical secretary for the National Cancer Institute for over 30 years.


Janet had a wonderful sense of humor and was a very caring and special person to all that knew her. She loved music, and had a special place in her heart for all animals, taking in several dogs and cats as pets over the years.



Janet is survived by her loving husband of 38 years, David Doernberg; sister, Nancy Sheppar; former husband, Damian Temple; and seven loving nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Leo and Betty Gerton.


Contributions in her memory may be sent to the charity of your choice. Services by Arrangements by Sol Levinson & Bros., Inc.

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