Janet S. Giffin

Mar 14, 2019

Dover, N.H. — Janet S. Giffin, 85, passed away Monday March 11, 2019, at the Wentworth Home, following a period of failing health.

Born Jan. 8, 1934, in Rockland, she was the daughter of Thomas and Gladys (Chick) Stone, both of whom predeceased her.

Janet was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Maine and taught English and French at the high school level for a number of years. Thereafter she was a homemaker, an avid Red Sox fan and an animal lover.

Members of her family include her children Tom Giffin and wife Lauri of Norwood, Mass., and Gayle O’Connor of Dover, N.H.; and her three grandchildren, Lauren, Victoria and Ryan.

Services will be held Saturday, March 16, at 1 p.m. at the The First Parish United Church of Christ, 176 W. High St. Somersworth, N.H..

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pope Memorial Humane Society, P.O. Box 1294, Rockland, ME 04841. Visit taskerfh.com to sign the online guestbook.

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