Mrs. Janet M. (Shagena) Smoot, 79 of North Carolina and formerly of Freiburg, passed away Friday, November 24, 2017 in North Carolina. Janet was born on August 19, 1938 in Tyre to the late Stanley and Margaret (Gatz) Shagena. She married Lloyd M. Smoot on June 14, 1958 at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Freiburg. He preceded her in death on February 19, 2004. Janet was a graduate of Ubly High School. She worked as a bookkeeper for Lerash Meat and Grocery in Bad Axe. Janet moved to Pontiac in 1958 and resided there until she and Lloyd moved to Pinellas Park in Florida in 1985. They moved back to the Pontiac area in 1993 and then moved to Charlottesville, North Carolina in 1997. Their last move was to Charlotte, North Carolina in 1999 and she has resided there until the present. Janet was a parishioner of St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Charlotte, NC. Janet is survived by one daughter, Sharon Allen and her husband, David of Cornelius , NC; one son, Wayne Smoot and his wife, Marjorie of Grand Blanc; four grandchildren, Tara, Daniel, Caitlin and Evan; two great granddaughters, Aryanna and Ava. She was preceded in death by one grandson, Ryan Allen; three sisters, Mary Shagena, Jane Shagena and Arinda Ertman; one brother, Ralph Shagena. Mass of Christian burial will 11:00 am be Friday, December 1 at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Good Shepherd Parish in Freiburg. Rev. Charles Hammond, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Ignatius Cemetery in Freiburg. Visitation will be at St. Ignatius Catholic Church on Friday from 9:30-11:00 am. Memorials have been requested to the Family Discretionary Fund.