- Janice Marie (Farrell) Rideout, wife of the late Wendell Clive Rideout Jr., passed away at her home, Nov. 1, 2016. She was born in Woodstock, NB, Canada on March 31, 1946, the daughter of Leslie and Cecilia (Veysey) Farrell.
She is survived by her children: Bert and Sandy Budge Jr., Brent and Connie Budge, Robert and Lori Budge, Frederick Budge, Brandi and Sabrina Rideout; step-children: Lynn Conary, Bret Rideout, Bart Rideout and Wendy Noonan; her brother: Lawrence and his wife Lee Farrell; three sisters: Glenna Derrick, Peggy and Maurice Leach, Jolayne DiCentes; her aunt: Joyce Veysey; sisters-in-law: Marilyn, Carol, Sandra, Judy and Ginny; brothers-in-law: Bob and Chuck and friend; Jill Pelkey Desmarais. She also leaves behind many treasured grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends.
Janice worked many years early on in her life at Top Gas in Millinocket, and Forster's Mill, Keag Market, and Crossroad's restaurant in Mattawamkeag. She was a member of the Mattawamkeag Baptist church and also worked hard on "Community Pride" projects and events. She always had a kind word for everyone and was willing to give a helping hand to those in need. She cherished her children and grandchildren.
Services will be held at the Mattawamkeag Baptist Church, Saturday Nov. 12th, 2016, at 1 p.m. Reception to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Mattawamkeag Baptist Church, 206 Main Street, Mattawamkeag ME 04459. Condolences may be expressed at .