PALMYRA - Janice I. Sheldon, 78, died December 31, 2015 at a Pittsfield hospital.
She was born March 20, 1937 in Unity, a daughter of Manley and Edith (Stuart) Palmer, Sr.
She graduated from Newport High School, Class of 1955, and married John Sheldon. She retired from the Edwards Corporation after 40 years.
She is survived by 2 daughters, Melanie and Beckie Sheldon, both of Palmyra; 2 brothers, Lloyd and wife Marie Palmer of Columbus, OH, and Vernard and Mary Ann Palmer of Newport; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside committal services will be held at 2 P.M. Wednesday, January 6th, at the new chapel, Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Augusta, with the Rev. William Johnson officiating.
Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086.
Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com