Janice Rose Donaldson, 65, of Berlin passed away on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. Mrs. Donaldson was born in Bellows Falls, Vt. on July 1, 1951, a daughter of the late Ernest and Eva (Overko) Simoneau and was raised in Boston, Mass. She resided in Manchester for a time and then moved to Milan. She has been a resident of Berlin for the past 15 years. She had been employed as a Nurse's Aide for over 40 years, most recently for St. Vincent de Paul Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She is survived by her husband Reginald A. Donaldson of Berlin, three daughters Diane Paris of St. Petersburg, Fla., Deborah 'Debbie' Masone of Newbury, and Karen Lessard of Manchester, three sons, William 'Bill' Bureau of Indian Trails, N.C., Franklin 'Frank' Major of Durham, and Joseph Major of Berlin; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; her siblings, Ernie Simoneau of Kentucky, Linda Rose of Massachusetts, Jimmy Simoneau of Kentucky, Rose Boudreau of Florida, Marion Doherty of Maine and Theodore 'Ted' Overko of Florida; many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and friends.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 10 a.m. at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Friday evening August 28, 2015 from 6 to 8 p.m. Online guest book at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.