Janice Marie Veillette
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Janice Marie (Mayer) Veillette, 81, of Chatham, MA, died Monday, January 17th, 2022 in Chatham. Born in Meriden, CT, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Elsie (L'Heureux) Mayer.
Janice graduated from Meriden High School in 1958. While raising her family with her former late husband, Peter Veillette, in Arlington, VA, she held positions at Catholic Charities and HEW Federal Credit Union. She enjoyed music, playing the piano, and playing the organ for her church choir. Throughout her life she gave her time volunteering to help others, including child foster care, soup kitchens, various church and school activities, and being a caregiver to family and friends. She loved taking road trips, both short and long, and traveling to visit friends and family on the East Coast or as far away as California and New Zealand.
Janice is preceded in death by her brother, Robert Mayer, and survived by sister-in-law, Jill, of AZ. She is survived by her sister Marlene Cody of Pleasanton, CA, children Jo-Ann Nedlik (Brian) of Binghamton, NY, Philip Veillette of North Kingstown, R.I., and Stephen Veillette of Chatham, MA, grandchildren Cory Nedlik, Kyle Nedlik (Chelsea), Christopher Nedlik, and great-grandchild, Jack, all of Binghamton, NY. She is also survived by many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Services will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations to benefit Chatham Fire and Rescue may be made in Janice's memory to Chatham Fire Association, PO Box 751, Chatham, MA 02633.
For online condolences, please visit www.nickersonfunerals.com.