Janice E. (Greenwood) Simons, 78, a life long resident of Fall River, passed away Sunday, May 23, 2021 at St. Anne’s Hospital.
Janice worked as a Program Assistant for the Women, Infants & Children (W.I.C.) assistance program in Fall River for over 25yrs, retiring in 2008. In prior years she also worked at J.J. Newberry's as a sales associate, and at First National Bank, and Ste. Anne's Credit Union as a bank teller.
She was a member of Master Builder Ministries and loved her church family.
In earlier years, she liked to sew and knit, and more recently loved visiting restaurants with her ladies' group, visiting friends & neighbors, watching game shows, sharing on Facebook, and reading.
Janice was a graduate of B.M.C. Durfee High School, class of 1960.
Daughter of the late Henry and Annie [Plummer] Greenwood, and former wife of the late John F. Simons, Janice is survived by her daughter, Beth A. Veader and her husband Alfred of Swansea; three sons, John Simons and his wife, Lori of Tiverton, Mark J. Simons of Missouri, and David Simons of Fall River; and four grandchildren, Haley, Connor, Nolan and Sloane.
She was preceded in death by her brother James A. Greenwood.
In keeping with her wishes of no wake, a graveside committal service will be held Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 10am in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Fall River, followed by an 11am memorial service at Master Builder Ministries, 54 Bedard St. (off Eastern Ave., the former St. Bernadette /Notre Dame Church), Fall River, MA. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.
The family wishes to recognize and thank with deep appreciation and gratitude, all the doctors, nurses, and staff at Ste. Anne's Hospital for their exemplary care and compassion. You truly make a difference. God bless you.
Janice will be dearly missed and forever in our memories.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Master Builder Ministries, 54 Bedard St., Fall River, MA. 02723.
Arrangements are with the Hathaway Home for Funerals, Fall River. To leave an online condolence, please go to www.hathawayfunerals.com.
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Master Builder Ministries
54 Bedard Street, Fall River MA 02723