Janice A. Williams (Hughes) of Mattapan died on August 12, 2020 after a brief illness. Beloved wife of the late Sidney Williams. Loving mother of Marlene Hughes of Wakefield, Kevin Hughes of the Berkshires, Stephanie Hughes-Wallace of Mattapan and Devonna Williams of Methuen. Sister of Darlene Bowman of Dorchester, Anna Farrow of Mattapan, Shirley Hughes of Jamaica Plain and the late Paul and Brenda Hughes. Cherished “Nana” of Antionette Stokes, Jasmine Wiley, Tyrone Hughes, Steven and Lawrence Wallace and Roberta Hall. Great-grandmother of Hezell Wallace. Janice is also lovingly survived by many extend family and close friends.
Janice was born in Columbus, Ohio. She was a social worker for many years and highly respected in her field; most recently working for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the health care industry. Janice enjoyed reading, sewing and listening to music. She was a foster mother to many children over the past 30 years. She is remembered by her family as a woman with a strong personality and a people’s advocate. Most of all Janice loved her family who were the cornerstone of her life. She will be missed by all who had the pleasure to have known and loved her.
Visiting hours on Wednesday, August 19th 9-11am in the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, Dorchester Lower Mills. Due to current pandemic protocols for large gatherings, the Funeral Service and interment will be private.