Janine Carlson

Janine Carlson
March 14, 1949 -- December 9, 2012

AYER -- Janine A. (Thibault) Carlson, 63, of Ayer, passed away on December 9, 2012, at Apple Valley Center in Ayer, after an illness.

Born on March 14, 1949, in Leominster, she was the daughter of the late Lionel and Mary Louise (Legros) Thibeault. She was a graduate of St. Bernard's Central Catholic High School in Fitchburg.

After graduating from cosmetology school, she worked in the field for a number of years, doing hair and makeup. It was the first of many careers, which also included farming and serving as an activities director in various nursing homes. In her later years, she went on to start her own business.

She enjoyed reading, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.

She leaves a daughter, Sharon (Carlson) Barney of Morris, Conn.; a son, Eric Stone and his wife, Michelle of Fort Fairfield, Maine; a daughter, Melissa (Carlson) Lepage and her husband, Marc, of Dudley; a brother, Richard Thibault and his wife, Anna, of Leominster; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two nieces.

She was the sister of Janet (Thibault) Ward, who passed away in 2006.

CARLSON -- A private graveside service will be held at St. Cecilia's Cemetery in Leominster.

Arrangements are by Wright-Roy Funeral Home in Leominster. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Apples Valley Center in Ayer, MA. To light a candle, sign the guestbook or send a message of condolence, please visit www.wrightroyfuneralhome.com

Published in Sentinel & Enterprise from Dec. 10 to Dec. 14, 2012