Articles: Press Release
Memorial Service for Janet Read to Be Held in Wellington on Monday, March 2
Janet Read with Kelly Goguen at an awards presentation at the Horse Shows by
the Bay. Photo copyright Cathrin Cammett.
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Wellington, FL - February 20, 2009 - Janet Polk Read,age 64, of Wellington,
Florida passed away on Thursday, February 5th from heart complications.
Born in Detroit, Michigan on August 29, 1944, to Winifred and Ralph L. Polk,
Janet resided in Pacific Palisades, California and Bloomfield Hills,
Michigan before moving to Wellington in 1995.
An avid horse lover her entire life, Janet was a dedicated member of the
Bloomfield Open Hunt Club and the Wellington equestrian community and proud
owner of several accomplished hunter/jumpers. Janet's generous spirit,
sharp wit and infectious laugh will last in the memories of all who knew and
Janet is survived by her son Christopher Read of California, her brother
Stephen Polk of Michigan, as well as four nieces, four nephews, three great
nephews and one great niece.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, March 2nd at 10 a.m. at St. Rita
Catholic Church on 1379 Riverside Circle, Wellington, Florida.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the American Heart Association
(AmericanHeart.org), or to Central Kentucky Riding for Hope (CKRH.org).
Acknowledgement of gifts can be made to Stephen Polk, P. O. Box 2199,
Birmingham, MI 48012.