Methuen — Janice A. (Faerber) Sheehy, 61, of Methuen, passed away peacefully at her home, Friday, April 5, 2013, with her family at her side.
The daughter of the late Raymond H. and Doris E. (Wakeham) Faerber, Janice was born in Lawrence on April 14, 1951. She was a graduate of Methuen High School, Class of 1968. She received her B.A. Degree as an art major from UMass at Lowell, Class of 1973. She was an art teacher in the Lawrence Public School System for 25 years, mainly at the Arlington School, retiring in 2011. She enjoyed doing art projects with children, decorating her home, and gardening around her home. She enjoyed collecting lighthouses. She loved being with her family, sons, and especially her granddaughter. She was a member of the Lawrence Lodge of Elks, Lodge #65, B.P.O.E.
She is survived by her husband of 38 years, John D. Sheehy of Methuen; two sons, Brian J. Sheehy and his wife, Melanie I. , and Christopher R. Sheehy, both of Methuen; a granddaughter, Brynn V. Sheehy of Methuen; and her mother-in-law, Frances P. Sheehy of Lawrence.
ARRANGEMENTS: A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at 9 a.m. at the Boles Memorial-Baron-McAuliffe-Yameen Funeral Home, 184 Jackson Street, Lawrence, MA 01841 (978-686-0386). Relatives and friends may call Tuesday, April 9, 2013, from 4 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday before the service from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Janice's Memory to the Cancer Management Fund, Holy Family Hospital, 70 East St., Methuen, MA 01844.