Arthur W. Janicki, age 80 of Duxbury, died unexpectedly on Friday March 15, 2013 at the Newfield House in Plymouth. He was the loving husband of the late Lorraine F. (Sheehan) Janicki. Arthur was born and raised in Wilmington, North Carolina a son of the late Stanley and Bertha Janicki. He enlisted in the US Coast Guard and met his future wife Lorraine while stationed in Marshfield. They had lived for many years in Marshfield before residing in Duxbury for 35 years. For the past seven years Arthur had lived at Newfield House in Plymouth. Arthur was the owner of NAV-COM Services in Duxbury, a marine electronics company. He was a member of the American Legion Post 223 in Duxbury. Arthur loved spending time on the ocean, playing pool and working around his yard. But most importantly, his true joy was spending time with his family especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Arthur is survived by his children Sharon Lelito of Wendell, Mass; Kevin Joyce of Plymouth, Lynne Giannino of Carver and Jay Joyce of Marshfield. He leaves six grandchildren Dawn Rose, Eric Lee, Keith, Jimmy, Gavin and Colin Joyce and four great-grandchildren A.J., Dylan, Brooke and Cole. He was the brother of Isabel Basteus of Garden Grove, CA, Josephine Rusher of Wilmington, NC and the late Bo Janicki. He also leaves a nephew Allen Rusher and a niece Jackie Dean. Visiting hours were held in the Conley Funeral Home 138 Belmont Street (Rte 123) Brockton on Wednesday, March 20, from 10 a.m. | noon with a Funeral Service at noon. Burial followed in Knollwood Memorial Park in Canton. In lieu of flowers please consider donations in Arthurs name to the Parkinsons Disease Foundation, Inc. 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018. For condolences and directions please visit www.conleyfuneralhome.com. or on Facebook at Conley Funeral & Cremation Service.
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Published in Duxbury Reporter from Mar. 17 to Mar. 24, 2013