Janice A. Graves RN of Ayer
She was married to the late Mr. Arthur G Graves III who died in 2006.
Born in Worcester, MA, she was the daughter of the late Frederick J and Catherine Malpass. Growing up in Auburn, MA, she was a graduate of Auburn High School with the class of 1961. She completed nursing school and became a Registered Nurse. Janice earned a Bachelor Degree in Nursing from Middlesex Community College.
She retired from Nashoba Valley Nursing Service. Janice previously worked at Emerson Hospital in Concord, MA, Partner’s Healthcare and Parmenter Wayside Hospice in Wayland, MA.
She was a member of St. Mark Episcopal Church of Westford, MA.
She was a former member of Nabnasset Lake Country Club in Westford, MA. Janice was artistic, and enjoyed reading and music. She was an animal lover.
She is survived by two daughters, Sondra Graves-Tudryn and the late Melvin Tudryn of North Hampton, and Susan and her husband Douglas Worobey of Peoria, AZ; two sisters, Sheila Massey and her companion, John Freeley of Fiskdale, MA, and Sharon Grassel of Auburn, MA; three brothers and their wives, Dennis and Donna Malpass of Auburn, MA, Frederick and Sandra Malpass of Sterling , MA, and Wayne and Deborah Malpass of Auburn, MA; five grandchildren, Geoffrey and Jonathan Sokolowski, and Joshua, Madison and Darrah Worobey; and many nieces and nephews.
Janice’s wake will be Thurs. from 10 to 11 A.M. followed by a Funeral Service at 11 A.M. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, MA. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Westford, MA. Memorials may be made in her name to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, 701 Merrimack St. Lowell, MA 01854 ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.