2009-02-05 / Obituaries

Janice L. Vietri, 61

Janice L. (Novasad) Vietri, 61, of Pemberton Avenue, died peacefully Monday at home. She was a friend and former wife of Thomas C. Vietri Sr.

A native of Jamestown, she was a daughter of the late George and May (Anderson) Novasad.

Janice was a group home manager for the Maher Center in Newport for 13 years. She also volunteered for Meals on Wheels and the Special Olympics.

She was a member of the James town Junior Women's Club and was a communicant of St. Mark Church.

She adored the island, her community at Jamestown Village, spending time in town at the East Ferry Deli and always loved her quiet time and the beauty of Beavertail.

Besides her former husband, she was the loving mother of two sons, Thomas and Ellen Vietri II of James town; Timothy and Sandra Vietri of Harmony, Fla; a daughter, Tanya and Ray Crowley of Jamestown; four brothers, Mark and Pam Novasad of Concord, N.C., Dean and Mary Novasad of North Kingstown, Brian Novasad of Middletown and Lance and Terry Novasad of Glendale, Ariz.; three sisters, Georgia Kirkley of Monroe, N.C., Brenda and Ron Ratcliff of Jamestown and Margo and Kirk Lambright of Salem, Ore.; and the loving grandmother of four, Mariah, Devin, Cameron and Noah Vietri and two very special longtime friends, Dodi Antauer of Clermont, Fla. and Donna

Rose of North Kingstown. The family is planning a private memorial service at Beavertail on Saturday, Feb. 7. Donations can be made to Home & Hospice Care of RI, South Team, 169 George St., Pawtucket, RI 02860. For more information, visit www.FaganQuinn FuneralHome.com.

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