Janet J. Okerberg, 87, of Shrewsbury


Janet J. OkerbergShrewsbury – Janet J. Okerberg, 87, formerly of Cherry Valley, died Monday, January 30, 2023 at Shrewsbury Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 40 Julio Drive, Shrewsbury.

Her husband, John F Okerberg, died in 2008. She leaves two daughters, Shirley Hebert of Worcester and Brenda Conlon and her husband Dennis of Hudson; a sister, Carol Cofelice of Medway; seven grandchildren, Danielle Pepin and Scott Majeska of New Jersey, Jennifer (Conlon) Trejo and Eddy of Rhode Island, Scott Conlon of Florida, Maureen Prince and Garrett of California, Katie, Jake and Jessie Ewasiak, all of British Columbia; a great grandson , Max ; nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by three children, Raymond L. Aker, Sandra Ewasiak and Michael T. Aker; and a brother, Harold McNutt.  She was born in Leicester, daughter of Alice Rainsford.

Janet enjoyed being a seamstress, she loved Foxwoods, Bingo, slot machines, music, dancing, and flea markets. The Bling girl loved anything sparkly. She was funny without even trying. She also loved her dogs.

Calling hours will be held Friday, February 3, 2023 from 10:00 – noon at Rice Funeral Home, 300 Park Ave, Worcester.  Burial will follow in Hope Cemetery, Worcester.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Worcester Animal Rescue League, 139 Holden St, Worcester, MA 01606.

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