DOVER - Janice E. Elliott, 77, of Olde Madbury Lane, died October 14, 2012 at the Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, Dover.
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Born February 27, 1935 in Middleton, Mass., she was the daughter of Frank O. and Marguerite (Johnston) Harvey, and was the youngest of eight siblings. She attended schools in Haverhill, Mass.
Janice was the wife of a serviceman and lived in many areas before settling in Newmarket, where she and her family lived for 30 years. They moved to the Laconia area and recently resided in Dover.
Janice was dedicated to the Lions Club, and held many positions on the local and state level. She was a member of the Meredith Lions, was Secretary Treasurer of N.H. Lions Club, was Multiple CST, and was Environmental Chairman. She served on many committees and was very active with Camp Pride and the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation.
An active member of the Newmarket Community Church, she would knit many pairs of mittens and scarves for the Christmas Fair, and sang in the choir.
Janice was twice president of Dover Emblem Club and had been active with the Rainbow Girls.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Richard W. Elliott of Dover; four children, Scott Elliott and his wife Rosie of Bristol, N.H., Judie Bimshas and her husband James of Dover, Margaret Rowe of Dover, and Edith Rooney and her husband Jim of Stacyville, Maine; 10 grandchildren and three great grandsons; several nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, October 19 at 11 a.m. at the Newmarket Community Church, Main Street, Newmarket, N.H.
Should friends desire memorials may be made to Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, Inc., 103 Vision Way, Bloomfield, Conn. 06002, 860-243-5200
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Published in Fosters from Oct. 15 to Oct. 17, 2012