Janet Edmonds Passes Away

Well known actress Janet Edmonds has passed away after loosing a battle with cancer.

Her sister Joy announced on Friday that, "her time with us is very short now. She is resting and comfortable and surrounded by love."

She passed away May 20 at 9:29 pm. Her sister posted on Facebook, "Janet, my awe-inspiring sister, was finally freed of her suffering at 9:30 this evening. Thank you for all of the love, laughter, and support you gave her."

Edmonds was once Miss Newfoundland and is known for her roles in Grand Seduction and Republic of Doyle as well as theatre productions.

Funeral plans have not been announced.