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“John,Just heard the sad news. Sorry on the loss of your wife. You and your family in my thoughts and prayers.Bob Marshall ”
1 of 22 | Posted by: Bob Marshall - Bedford, MA

“To John and Mike so sorry to hear of Janet's passing, I just found out today, we were in Florida for the month of March. John and Mike you have my...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Leo P Landry Sr - Boxborough, MA

“Many fond memories of Janet at Walnut Grove and Apple Valley. Our deepest condolences to John and Mike Love Rick and Claire Bourassa ”
3 of 22 | Posted by: Rick Bourassa - Sanford, ME

“Dear Johnny,How sorry we were to hear about Janet's passing. We had a lot of good times at Apple Valley. So sorry that we didn't know that Janet...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: Ned and Judy Gelinas - Manchester, NH

“Johnny, So sorry for your loss. May your memories comfort you duringthis difficult time.-Donna ”
5 of 22 | Posted by: Donna Wade - Davenport, FL

“Dear John and Mike,We are saddened to learn of Janet's passing. We have fond memories of her from years past. Our thoughts are with you at this sad...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Roberta Franks - Family

“Dear John and Mike,I just saw this notice or I would have told you in person how sorry we are for your loss. Janet was a sweetheart who in her quiet...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Ruth Gately - Waltham, MA

“John: May she rest in peace. I am sorry to hear about your loss. It is not easy.Old friend Dave DiGregorio Sr. ”
8 of 22 | Posted by: David DiGregorio - Waltham, MA

“Johnny and Michael and the Howe's Family. I am sorry for your loss.May Janet Rest in Peace. ”
9 of 22 | Posted by: Bob OBrien - Lakeland, FL

“John, Michael and Family, we are so sorry to hear of the passing of Janet ”
10 of 22 | Posted by: Steve and Pat Michaud - Sanford, ME

“We're so sorry to read about Janet's passing. She always had such a sense of humor. ”
11 of 22 | Posted by: Richard and Greta Aucoin - Acton,, MA

We love you so much
12 of 22 | Posted by: Courtney Turmel - Waltham, MA

“John and Mike I am so very sorry about the passing of Janet who I also affectionately called Tilley. She was such a loving wife and mother to you...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: David Mcgann - Waltham, MA

“John sorry for your loss ”
14 of 22 | Posted by: Bill Keefe - Fort Myers, FL

“Dear Johnny, I am so sorry for your loss of Janet, she was such a sweet lady. I lost my husband a few years ago, I know how sad, painfull and lonely...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Ellen (Sheehey) Madden - MA

“My brother in law john and nephew Mike my heart goes out to you she loved both of so much John I wanted to thank you for being so good to my sister...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Maureen Turmel - Waltham - Sister

“John and Mike We are so very sorry for Janet's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you . ”
17 of 22 | Posted by: Clare and Chris Welch

“John and Michael . I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you . Love Judy ”
18 of 22 | Posted by: JUDY BARTLEMAN-- BROWN - MA

“R. I. P. My Dear Friend ! ♥ ”
19 of 22 | Posted by: Kathy Marchese - Burlington, MA

“Dear Johnny, Michael And Janets Family, I'm so sorry for your loss. Janet will be missed but will live in your hearts and memories forever. I'm...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Kathy (O'Brien) Santaniello - FL

“Dear Johnny, Michael And Janets Family, I'm so sorry for your loss. I'm living in FL now but know your all in my prayers. God Bless. My deepest...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: Kathy (O'Brien) Santaniello - FL

“John,Mike and the entire family. So sorry for your loss, Janet was a great lady who always kept you smiling with her spunk. Rest in peace and God...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Tim&Marnie Kelly - MA


Waltham – Mrs. Janet M. (Howes) Nedza, of Waltham, died Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Saint Elizabeth's Hospital in Brighton. She was 69.

Janet was born in Waltham on June 25, 1948, a daughter of the late Paul and Mary (Shutt) Howes, and had been a lifelong resident.

She was a 1967 graduate of Waltham High School and for a number of years worked as a finisher for the Jannson Company in Waltham, a maker of custom handmade cards.

Walt Disney World in Orlando became a frequent and favorite destination for Janet and her husband John, and many trips included family and friends. For her it truly was "the happiest place on earth." The pair also enjoyed many cruises and trips to Foxwoods.

In addition to her husband, John J. Nedza, she leaves her son, Michael J. Nedza and his fiancé, Kristina DeGregory, of Waltham; her brother and sister, Paul Howes and his wife, Joyce, of Indian River, South Carolina and Maureen Turmell of Waltham; her sisters and brothers-in-law, Cheryl Howes of Gardner, Judy and Jim Leach of Maynard and Paul and Connie Nedza of Waltham and nieces and nephews.

Janet was also a sister of the late Richard Howes.

Family and friends will honor and remember Janet's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Monday, March 26th from 4 to 8 p.m. and again at 9 a.m. on Tuesday morning before leaving in procession to Saint Mary's Church, 133 School Street, Waltham where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.

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