EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA


November 24, 2013

Joyce E. Janerico, 80

Wakefield, MA — Joyce E. Janerico, 80, of Wakefield, died on Thursday November 21, at the Pilgrim Rehabilitation Center in Peabody.

She was born in Watertown on April 26, 1933, and was the daughter of the late Clarence and Marjorie (MacEachern) Compton.

Joyce was raised in Watertown, Cambridge and Tewksbury. She had been a Wakefield resident since 1985, and also enjoyed spending time in Lakeland, Fla. She was a retired cook from the Abby Hill Nursing Home in Saugus.

Joyce was the wife of the late Charles Janerica and the late Robert Edwards. She is survived by her six children, Linda Collier of Atkinson, N.H., Susan Kolinsky of Saugus, Jean Kolinsky of Wakefield, Marjorie Fyffe of Lakeland, Robert Edwards of Peabody, Dawn D’Amico of Saugus, and Patricia Edwards of Suffern, N.Y.; three stepchildre, John Janerico of Revere, Maryjane Price of Arkansas and Charlene Gately of Woburn; three sisters, Elizabeth Lanni of Verdi, Nev., Ann Posluszny of Lawrence, Dawn Libby of Albion, R.I.; her brother, Edward Compton of Meredith, N.H. She is also survived by 24 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Joyce was predeceased by her sister, Eugenia Fowler; her brother, Harry Compton; and a stepdaughter, Kathy Owellette.

Memorial contributions may be made to Children's Friend of Worcester, 20 Cedar St., Worcester, MA 01609.

ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services are in the care of the McDonald funeral Home, and will be private.

Text Only | Photo Reprints

Raw: More Than 100,000 Gather for Easter Sunday Raw: Greeks Celebrate Easter With "Rocket War" Police Question Captain, Crew on Ferry Disaster Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Raw: Four French Journalists Freed From Syria Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest
Photos of the Week