Janice Blades

Passed 08/21/2022


Obituary For Janice Blades

Janice (Sherman) Blades, 84, of Rockland, MA passed away peacefully on Sunday August 21, 2022. She was the daughter of the late Edward and Marjorie (Grant) Sherman. Born and raised with her siblings in Brockton, she was the sister of the late Donald Sherman of Bridgewater, the late Karen Brides of Fort Myers, Florida, Linda Sherman of Quincy, Kathleen Spellman of Weston, Cheryl Nelson of Riverview, Florida and Susan Mantalos of Wilmington. Janice was the proud mother of Sandra Hebshie Newcomb of Rockland, Doreen Newcomb of Whitman, Jeffrey Blades of Pembroke, Roberta Sawtelle of Quincy, Tammy Blades of Middleboro, Thomas Blades of Rockland, Everett Blades of Yuma, Arizona, and Liza Landy of Rockland. She was also a loving and devoted Nana and Great Grandmother. Janice is survived by many nieces and nephews. She was known for spending and dedicating her time to the Rockland Senior Center and the All Saints Episcopal Church in Whitman.

Janice’s family welcomes friends and loved ones to celebrate her life at the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union Street, Rockland on Friday, September 9, 2022 from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Graveside Services will be at the Spring Lake Cemetery, Rockland. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Autumn Hospice, 454 Washington St, Norwell, MA 02061 or the charity of your choice

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  • 09/08/2022

    Our condolences to the whole family. May your dear mother Rest In Peace 🙏

  • 09/07/2022

    Janice was a such a wonderful lady. Loved our talks at the Salon she always made me smile. She will be missed❤️ Barbara Manning

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  • 09/04/2022

    I will never forget Janice as I grew up with her daughter Sandra & shared so many laughs with her & the family. Yes, I recall all the conversations we had around the table with her cigarettes & coffee LOL. She just had this way of making you laugh. I will always cherish those moments, but most of all, I will always be grateful to her for giving me the most wonderful gift....her daughter Sandra & the close friendship we share to this day! THANK YOU Janice & may you rest in PEACE & I'll see you around friend! Love always.........Mike & Debbie Balboni

  • 09/02/2022

    I was so sad when Elaine Sherman called me and told me that Janice passed away 🥲Janice Linda Elaine and I used to go out to lunch she had the best personality I could always count on a lot of laughs at those lunches it has been a while since I have seen her but will remember her fondly with her smile and her laughter and her kindness gone but never forgotten rest in peace Janice ❤️ Jean Ketterle

  • 09/02/2022

    So many fond memories of being at the Blades house. As everyone knows I was a wild child and needed a second Mom, Janice Blades when you spoke, I listened. As Jeff said to me a couple of days ago, our moms were two peas in a pod. Coffee and cigarettes at either of our houses is where you could find them most afternoons. Rest in peace, Mom/Janice. 💞

  • 09/01/2022

    I am so very sorry for the loss of Janice. She was a amazing person, We go back many years all the way to Green St in Brockton. She alway had such a great personality and made me laugh all the time. May God Comfort you all during this time. Sending my hugs and love to all of you. Cathy Fraser (Garrison)

  • 08/31/2022

    The story both Ali and Megan told me about the time Nana B picked them up from school. The town had just installed the new handicap sidewalks that stick out into the road. "Watch out for that sidewalk, Nana." Nana: "I know" I was then told the car bounced up over and down, with both girls showing how they bounced around in car when Nana drove over said sidewalk. I never laughed so hard! God Bless you, Nana B.

  • 08/31/2022

    So sorry for the family's loss, janice was a beautiful lady.May you R.i.P. Lynda Reilly

  • 08/31/2022

    Thank you for lots of laughs Nana B. Give lots of love to Angel and Murray. Rest In Peace 💜

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