Janice Pavao, 80

Jun 24, 2022

ROCHESTER — Janice Pavao, 80, of Rochester, died Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at her home after a brief illness. She was the widow of the late Alfonso Miguel Pavao.

Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late Margaret (Henry) and John Gregory. Mrs. Pavao worked as a seamstress for Design Mark in Wareham and retired in 2007.

Janice was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Church in Rochester. She enjoyed spending time with her family, her dogs, and the outdoors.

Survivors include her children, Jeffrey Pavao of Fall River, Lisa Pavao of Rochester and Kathy Cabral of New Bedford; her sister, Marylou Chaffins of Aurora, CO; 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 3 nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter, the late Deborah Ann McAfee.

A private celebration of life will be planned.

Arrangements by Chapman Funerals & Cremations, Wareham. To leave a message of condolence visit: www.chapmanfuneral.com.