Janet's Story

LEWISTON AND BANGOR - Janet Edna Spellman passed away peacefully on November 2, 2015, at St. Mary's D'Youville Pavilion. She was born July 25, 1924, in Bangor, the daughter of James Kerwin and Catherine Edna (Mazerall) Spellman.

She was predeceased by her siblings, Anna Thibodeau (Dan), Patricia DiMillo (Nuncio), and Norman Spellman. She is survived by her brothers James (Marlene) of Old Town, John (Lois) of Bangor, and William of Bangor. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She will be fondly remembered by her close friend of 33 years, Judy Soucier and her Son and family, Dr. Christian and Stephanie Soucier and daughter Fina Jane.

As a Sister of Mercy, Sr. Norma, Janet taught at many parochial schools throughout the state. After leaving the Sisters of Mercy, she resided in the Portland and Lewiston areas and was employed by LL Bean. Her great passion in life was watching her beloved Boston Red Sox and never missed a game. The family would like to thank the staff at St. Mary's d'Youville Pavilion for the excellent care she received while in their care.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Johns Catholic Church in Bangor on Nov. 21, at 11 a.m. Interment will immediately follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Following the service all are invited to gather with the family for a time of continued fellowship and refreshments in the parish hall.
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