Janice Wales, 75

Janice Wales

Janice Wales

BUXTON — Janice Wales, 75, passed away on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014.
She was born on March 21, 1939, a daughter of the late Franklin and Virginia Sargent and graduated from Portland schools.
She married the love of her life, Delton Wales, on March 2, 1957.
Jan had a career in hospitality management. She was a foster parent and considered those children as her own.
Jan will always be remembered as a support system for her family and friends. She loved cooking, wine, flowers, and music. However, her love of family was most important to her. Jan’s world revolved around her children and she would often say to them, “you are my heart.” She also loved spending time with her friends in Florida, where she spent her winters. Jan’s sense of humor and warm spirit never faulted during her final days.
She is predeceased by her beloved husband, Del; and siblings, Newell Sargent, Angie Moody and Franklin Sargent.
Janice is survived by her children, Jenny Waterhouse of Hollis, April Hardy of Hollis, Kim Pease of Old Orchard Beach, Jay Wales of Sebago, and Jill Northrop of Buxton; siblings, Geraldine Rose, William Sargent, Susan Gerrish and Delton Sargent; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held Friday, Nov. 21, at 1 p.m. at the Grace Bible Church, 74 Deering Road, Gorham. Pastor Bob White will officiate. Burial will follow at South Buxton (Tory Hill) Cemetery in the Woodman section, next to her husband. Arrangements are with Chad E. Poitras Cremation and Funeral Service, Buxton (207) 929-3723. Online condolence messages can be submitted at HYPERLINK "http://www.mainefuneral.com/"www.mainefuneral.com
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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