Janet E. McNamara, 78, of Popponesset Beach, Mashpee, MA, died Saturday, November 4, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Thomas M. McNamara.
Janet was born in Waltham, MA on December 15, 1938. She is the daughter of the late John B. and Mary E. (O’Keefe) Jenney. She graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Waltham, MA, following high school she went on to attend Nursing School and pursued a career in nursing. Janet was a Registered Nurse at JML Care Center for many years and loved being a nurse.
Janet married Tom on September 24, 1960. The two had four children together and shared many happy years. She was devoted to her family and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Janet is survived by her children: Karen M. Ciriello and her husband Robert of Norwood, MA, Thomas M. McNamara, Jr. and his wife Jody Troiano of Hanover, MA, Susan M. Koller and her husband Scott of Victoria, MN, and Patrick McNamara and his wife, Julie of Norfolk, MA. She was the sister of: Frank Jenney of Waltham, MA, John “Biff” Jenney of Wayland, MA, Joan Garrigan of Camden, ME, Marjorie Edison of Santa Rosa, CA, and Patricia Mattos of Pleasant, CA.
Janet is the loving grandmother of: Robert, Michael, Timothy, Christopher, Kaleigh, Patrick, Allison, Claire, and Bridget, and loving great grandmother of Sean and Brayden.
A visitation will be held at Chapman Cole and Gleason Funeral Home 74 Algonquin Ave. (Rte. 151) Mashpee on Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Christ the King Church, 3 Job’s Fishing Rd. Mashpee on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Burial will immediately follow at Great Neck Woods Cemetery in Mashpee.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Janet to VNA Hospice and Palliative Care, 100 Trade Center, G-500, Woburn, MA 01801.