Janice M. (Galvin) Kenefick

Janice M. Kenefick, 70

Dateline: Norton, MA

Janice M. (Galvin) Kenefick, age 70, of Norton, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, June 10, 2022 at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston. She was the beloved wife of Christopher F. Kenefick, to whom she was wed for forty-seven years.

Born in Boston, MA on May 27, 1952, she was a loving daughter of the late Thomas J. and Frances J. (Newton) Galvin.

Janice grew up in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston and was a 1970 graduate of South Boston High School. A dedicated homemaker to her adoring family, she had made her home in Norton for the past forty-seven years and when younger, worked for the Department of Defense.

Janice’s family, especially her granddaughter, were truly the focal point of her life. She recently celebrated her 70th birthday, the way she wished, surrounded by her family with a barbeque dinner. Janice’s hobbies included quilting and being a member of area quilting guilds. She was a talented seamstress, quilter, crafter and will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

In addition to her beloved husband, she is survived by her devoted daughters: Kimberly A. Kenefick and her fiancé Greg Baraw of Attleboro and Amanda M. Fitzgerald and her husband Brian of Plymouth. She was the cherished and treasured grandmother of Cora Fitzgerald, the apple of her eye. She was the dear sister of Carolyn Melanson of Sharon, formerly of Quincy, who was pre-deceased by her husband Edward Melanson, the late Diane Laronde and the late Thomas Galvin, who is survived by his wife Lois Galvin of South Carolina. She is also survived by her loving nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend visiting hours on Saturday, July 16th from 2:00-4:00 P.M. at the Norton Memorial Funeral Home, 19 Clapp Street, (Off Route 140, Taunton Avenue) Norton.

A service in celebration of her life will be held at the conclusion of visitation on Saturday, July 16th at 4:00 P.M. at the Norton Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will be held privately at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, Janice’s family has kindly requested that donation in her memory be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Avenue, #6, Waltham, MA 02451.

To send her family a message of condolence, please visit www.nortonmemorial.com
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