Friday, April 29, 2011
Janice Lee Lalich of Norwalk died April 28 at Norwalk Hospital after a brief illness. She was 59.
The wife of David M. Lalich for 38 years, she was born in Pittsburgh, Pa. on July 25, 1951, the daughter of Jeanne Gibbons Worrall Gregg of Mount Lebanon, Pa. and the late William Worrall. She has lived in Norwalk since 1981.
Janice was a graduate of Rollins College, Class of 1973 and has been working as the weekend receptionist at the Stamford Hospital, was a member of the Stamford Hospital “HAHA’s” (Health and Humor Associates), doing her best to bring cheer and comfort to her patients and their families.
She was also an Integrative Medicine Practitioner and Hospice Caregive for Greenwich Hospice; previously volunteered at the Norwalk Women’s Crisis Center; and a Level 3 Healing Touch Therapist.
Janice was friends with everyone she met. She was always reaching out to family, friends and her patients and was a tireless caregiver. She was an avid reader and a familiar face at the Westport Public Library. Janice loved watching “Jeopardy” and working on the New York Times crossword puzzle, actually competing in Will Shortz’s annual crossword puzzle competition at the Westport Library.
She also loved to travel, especially to Paris, and was the Queen of Fairhill Manor.
In addition to her husband and mother, Janice is survived by her daughter, Anjalee Lalich and her fiance, Josh Perrin of Denver, Colo.; son, Janson Lalich and his wife, Meghann of Orlando, Fla.; her brothers, Jim, John, Bob, Sean and Gary Gregg; her sister, Pam Gregg; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins, and pets, Mitzi, Alfie and Sophie.
Janice’s family will receive friends in the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Ave., Norwalk, on Monday, May 2, from 4 to 8 p.m. to celebrate her life and the special person she was to all.
For directions or to sign an online guest book, please go to magnerfuneralhome.com.
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