Obituary: Mary Elizabeth (Dickenson) Janusaitis

Mary Elizabeth (Dickenson) Janusaitis

MIDDLEBURY — Mrs. Mary Elizabeth (Dickenson) Janusaitis, 84 of Middlebury, passed away Friday evening Feb. 17, 2012 at her home. She was the widow of Frank A. Janusaitis, who passed away in 1981 after 30 years of marriage.

Mrs. Janusaitis was born in Waterbury, Jan. 30, 1928, a daughter of the late Gary and Elise (Muckle) Dickenson and was a longtime Middlebury resident. She was a communicant of St. John of the Cross Church. She was a retired employee of the Newmatico Corp. where she had worked for over 10 years, prior to her retirement over 30 years ago. She enjoyed bird watching and was associated with the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology. She also enjoyed cooking, sewing, crafts and playing the organ.

She was a former volunteer at the Waterbury Hospital, The Holy Cross Mothers Club, and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Middlebury Volunteer Fire Dept.

She leaves two sons, Michael A. Janusaitis of Middlebury with whom she made her home and Robert G. Janusaitis of Houston, Texas; two grandchildren Kimberly Janusaitis and Brandon Janusaitis and three great-grandchildren, Bradley, Braiden and Roman Janusaitis.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012 at 10 a.m. the Alderson Funeral Home of Naugatuck, 201 Meadow St. Burial will be in Middlebury Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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