Janet Allem passed away late Friday night, December 9, 2016 in the presence of her family, after a tough battle with cancer. Janet is survived by her loving daughter, Melia Allem of Arlington, VA; her mother, Rubye Connatser of Arlington, VA; her father and step-mother Johnny and Barbara Allem of Washington, DC; her brother and sister-in-law, John and Kathy Allem of Fairfax, VA’ and by her adoring niece and nephew, Katiana and Jacob Allem of Fairfax, VA.
Janet earned a BS Degree from Barnard College in New York, and a Masters Degree from George Washington University. She was a brilliant and accomplished woman who made life-long friendships wherever she went. She retired from the US Agency for International Development after a long and distinguished career.