NEWMAN Janet E. (Church), 80, of Milford, MA formerly of Bellingham, MA, passed away on Friday, August 28, 2015 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife for 60 years of Mariner A. Newman. Born in Boston, MA on October 1, 1934, she was the daughter of the late James and Dorothy (Brown) Church. Janet also leaves one sister, Doris Olsson of Hingham. She was the loving mother of Cynthia DiMestico and her husband, David of Falmouth, MA, Melissa Newman of Bellingham, MA, Donna Dismukes and her husband, Tony of Belchertown, MA, Marsha McNamara and her husband, Mark of Bellingham, MA and Eric Newman and his wife, Karin of North Easton, MA. Janet also leaves her cherished 11 grandchildren, Michael, Rachael, Ryan, Christopher, Laura, Tony, Amelia, Mark, Micaela, Emily and Alden; and 4 great-grandchildren, Adleigh, Nora, Brooks, and Oliver. Janet was a graduate of Milton High School Class of 1952, and worked as an executive assistant for Waters Corp. for 14 years. She was a member of Christ Congregational Church in Brockton. Janet loved animals, cross-stitching, cooking and was an avid reader. Spending Wednesdays with Adleigh was one of her favorite things to do. Adleigh was such a ray of sunshine in her life. She also enjoyed her Sunday night chats with her “Buddy”. Her greatest joy was spending time with family, especially her best friend and beloved husband. She will be greatly missed by all. A Celebration of her Life will be held on Saturday, September 12th at 12:30PM at the Crystal Room, 49 Cedar Street, Milford, MA. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Cape Wildlife Center, 4011 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630 would be appreciated. Arrangements are under the direction of Cartier’s Funeral Home, 151 So. Main St., Bellingham. To sign guest book visit: www.cartiersfuneralhome.com
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Published in Boston Herald on Sept. 9, 2015