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Janice Thomas Joseph

July 7, 1939 — October 18, 2011

Janice Thomas Joseph, 72, formerly of Forty Fort passed away peacefully with her children at her side in Boca Raton, Florida. She died as a result of complications from lung cancer at 2:47 PM on October 18, 2011.

Born July 7, 1939 in Forty Fort she was the devoted daughter of the late Alice and Thomas C. Thomas.

Janice was a graduate of Wyoming Seminary.

A loving wife and mother, Janice was married to Samuel A. Joseph, Jr. on September 13, 1952. He died July 30, 2011.

Sisters, Theresa Habib and Thalia Ann Thomas also preceded her in death.

Janice was faithful and devoted to God and her family, full of grace, generosity and talent.

She will be truly missed by her children, Sam and his wife Melissa Joseph of Treasure Island, Florida, Jolie and her husband Mark Spelman of Orlando, Florida, and Thomas Joseph of Phoenix, Arizona; grandchildren, Peter and Callie Spelman and Joshua and Aaron Joseph; sister, Miriam Noussair; brothers, Thomas C. Thomas and Honorable John Thomas.

Celebration of Janice’s Life will be held Saturday at 10:30 AM from McLaughlin’s, 142 South Washington Street in Wilkes-Barre with Divine Liturgy at 11 AM in Saint Anthony’s Maronite Church, Park Avenue and Dana Streets in Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be in Saint Mary’s Cemetery in Hanover Township.

Visitation will be held at McLaughlin’s on Saturday morning from 9 to 10 AM.

Memorial donations are preferred and may be made to St. Jude's Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105

Permanent messages and memories may be shared with Janice’s family at www.celebrateherlife.com
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Visitation

Saturday, October 22, 2011

9:00 - 10:00 am (Eastern time)

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

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Funeral Liturgy

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Anthony & St. George Church

311 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

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