Janet A. DeCoste

1942 ∼ 2018

Janet A. DeCoste

Janet A. (Heney) DeCoste, 76, of Buzzards Bay, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 26, 2018.  She was the wife of the late Norman E. DeCoste of Abington and the daughter of the late Robert and Claire Heney of Whitman, MA.  Janet was a 1960 graduate of Whitman High School and went on to work for the New England Telephone Company.  Janet and Norman raised their family in Whitman.  They later moved to North Falmouth and were the owners of the Cataumet Garden Center.  She was an avid contributor to the community and especially enjoyed sponsoring families in need at Christmas.  They enjoyed many friendships and travelled extensively.  She was also a Red Sox fan. 

Janet was a loving wife, mother and beloved Nana.  She is survived by her three children, Bryan DeCoste and his wife Monique of Centerville; Steven DeCoste and his wife Barbara of Avon, Ohio, and Paulette Kelly and her husband Chris of Wake Forest, North Carolina; five grandchildren, Brittany DeCoste, Brandon DeCoste, Madison DeCoste, Kelsey DeCoste and Nicole Kelly; her precious great-grandchild Gabby DeCoste; her sister, Joan Heney Keiran of Jay, Maine; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at the Chapman Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 74 Algonquin Ave., (Rte 151) Mashpee on Sunday, October 28 , 2018 from 5 PM to 8PM.  A funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Victory Church, 230 South Main St., Centerville on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 10:00 AM.  Burial will follow at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Centerville.

Memorial donations may be made in Janet’s name to Bourne Food Pantry, PO Box 144, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532 or to the Turner’s  Syndrome Foundation, Inc. , PO Box 726 Holmdel, NJ 07733. 


Sunday, October 28, 2018
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Chapman, Cole & Gleason
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Monday, October 29, 2018 | 10:00 AM

Our Lady of Victory Church
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Monday, October 29, 2018 | 11:30 AM

St. Francis Xavier Cemetery
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Bourne Food Pantry, PO Box 144, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532 or to the Turner’s  Syndrome Foundation, Inc. , PO Box 726 Holmdel, NJ 07733.

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Janet A. DeCoste

1942 ∼ 2018

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