Janice Marie Swanson, 69, of Lakeville, Massachusetts, passed on December 21st, 2022, surrounded by her loving children. Born in Denver, Colorado on August 31st, 1953, she was the daughter of the late Harland and Mary (Rubino) Wildes. Janice attended Brockton High School, class of 1971, and worked as a Montessori School Teacher early in her career. For 20 years, Janice devoted her life to the Town of Lakeville as an Administrative Assistant for the Lakeville Building Department.
She loved helping her community and became passionate about joining committees, the Planning and Zoning boards for the Town. Recently retiring, she enjoyed her time reading, knitting, gardening, traveling and spending her time with her grandkids, who she spoiled endlessly.
Janice is survived by her loving daughter Jaime, her son Jared and wife Caterina, her grandson Keegan and granddaughter Liliana. She will be reunited with her father, mother, and brother Clifford Wildes.
Janice’s life will be celebrated on Thursday, December 29th at the Dahlborg-MacNevin Funeral Home 280 Bedford Street Lakeville, MA. Visiting hours will be from 5:00pm to 8:00 pm. Janice will be laid to rest in a private ceremony with her family on Friday, December 30th, 2022.