Janet A. Cavanaugh, 79
Boylston - Janet A. (Killian) Cavanaugh, 79, passed away Thursday September 21, 2017. She was born in Cohoes, NY and was a 39-year resident of Boylston. She leaves behind her two daughters; Colleen Cavanaugh and her husband Kenneth Paul of Holden, and Sheila Lucia of Worcester, 9 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph T. Cavanaugh and daughter Donna L. Cavanaugh. Janet was a devoted mother, grandmother, caretaker and sports fan. She loved spending time with family and taking care of the neighborhood cats. She was a longtime member of the Outdoor Sports Club of Worcester. Janet will be remembered for her strength, sense of humor, and independent spirit. She raised three generations of children who considered her a best friend and matriarch. She was devoted to faith and family, and will be greatly missed. Relatives and friends are respectfully to invited to attend visiting hour on Monday, September 25th. at the Chiampa Funeral Home ~ The Sumner House, 5 Church Road, On the Common, Shrewsbury Center from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, September 26th. at 10:00 A.M. in St. Mary of the Hills Church, 630 Cross Street, Boylston. Interment will follow in St. John's Cemetery, Lancaster. In lieu of flowers, friends are invited to make donations in Janet's name to Massachusetts Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 350 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130. ( Please make checks payable to AAMC). To view Janet's online tribute, share a memory or offer a condolence please visit www.chiampafuneralhome.com
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Published by Worcester Telegram & Gazette from Sep. 23 to Sep. 24, 2017.