1946 - 2017
Janice (O’Keefe) Conrad, a
longtime resident of Saugus who had recently moved to Haverhill,
passed away at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers.
Janice was born in Boston in 1946, and was raised in Medford,
graduating from Medford High School with the Class of 1964. In
July of 1967, she married her sweetheart, Garry F. Conrad, and
the two settled down in Saugus together to raise their family.
Over the last 20 years, Janice and Garry enjoyed wintering in
Ft. Myers, Florida. They shared 50 years of marriage together.
Janice had worked as a
paralegal, but returned to school and graduated from North Shore
Community College in 1990 with her Legal Secretary Degree. She
worked for firms in Boston, including Pasternak, Blankstein and
Lund, and Lane, Altman and Owens, until 2011 when she retired.
She was the past President of the PTA of the Roby School in
Saugus, and was the Fundraising Chair of the Saugus Youth Soccer
Association in the early 80’s. She also enjoyed gardening and
spending time with her dog Benny.
She is survived by her
husband, Garry F. Conrad, her children, Eric D. Conrad and
girlfriend Kellie Hickey of Haverhill, Jannise N. Seery and
husband Michael of MD, and her grandchildren, Emeline and
Michael. She is also survived by many cousins, nieces, and
Janice is preceded in death
by her son, Garry J. Conrad, and her brothers, Donald and David
O’Keefe, as well has her mother, Dorothy (Donoho) O’Keefe –
Funeral services will be
held at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem
St, Malden, on Friday, Aug 11th, at 10 AM, with
interment to follow in Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, August
10th, from 4 – 8 PM.
In lieu of flowers, kindly
consider making donations in Janice’s memory to the Kaplan
Family Hospice House, 75 Sylvan St, Danvers, MA 01923.