Janet Weissman, 76


FALL RIVER, MASS. – Janet M. Weissman, of Fall River, passed away on April 1. She was born in Fall River to the late Israel and Celia (Davidson) Lipson. She was preceded in passing by her brothers, Richard and Barry Lipson.

She graduated from BMC Durfee High School, class of 1960 and Pawtucket Memorial School of Nursing. She worked as a Truesdale Hospital Critical Care Nurse from 1966-1983 and at Charlton Memorial Hospital since 1983. She was a Durfee Band-Aide and was a member of the Oncology Nursing Society. Janet was also a member of Hadassah and the Adas Israel Sisterhood.

Janet is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, Jeffrey L. Weissman; her children, Laurie Weissman of Fall River, Brian Weissman of Clermont, Florida, Sara-Anne Hawkins and her husband, Richard, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and Samantha Grajales and her husband, Ignacio, of Fall River; her devoted grandchildren, Maya, Joshua, Ian, John, Jonah, Zoe and Megan; and her sister, Barbara Cleinman.

Contributions may be made to Buddy Lank Cancer Center of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Needham, MA or Southcoast VNA Hospice in Fall River, MA.

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