In loving memory of

Janice A. Hawthornthwaite
November 1, 1931 - April 24, 2022

Janice A. Hawthornthwaite, 90, passed away April 24, 2022 in Phoenix. She was the wife of Gerald "Jerry" Hawthornthwaite with whom she shared 68 years of marriage.

She was born on Nov. 1, 1931, in Methuen, MA to Alfred and Mae Jacobson.

Janice is survived by her husband, Jerry; son Scott; daughter Gail Paschall and husband John; grandchildren Christopher, Andrew and Katie; great granddaughters Wendy and Ada; and several nieces and nephews.

Janice was known for her warm, fun loving personality and kind, generous spirit. She and Jerry enjoyed many memorable trips and cruises together after his retirement. She touched many lives over the years through her volunteer work with several charitable organizations, including the Desert Mission Food Bank and Child Crisis Nursery of Phoenix. She was a deeply loved wife, Mom and Nana who will be greatly missed.

A private celebration of life has been held.

Janice's family would like to express their deepest appreciation to Hospice of the Valley for all of their care and support.

Tributes wrote on May 16, 2022:

"I'm so sorry to hear of your mom's passing, She looks like a lovely lady. My heartfelt condolences to you and your family ,during this time. Love, Tommie Hannon"

Rose Leyba wrote on May 15, 2022:

"Scott and family . . . I was sorry to hear of your mother's passing. It sounds like she lived an exemplary life. May the memories of all the good times sustain you in this difficult time. It's always hard to lose a mother and partner in life. In sympathy, Rose Leyba"