Obituary: Janice Joyce O’Brien

Janice O’Brien
Janice Joyce O’Brien
1942 ~ June 20, 2018
Janice Joyce O’Brien, cherished mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away June 20, 2018, at Saint Rose Medical in Henderson, Nev. Her mischievous smile and silly humor will be greatly missed by many who were blessed to call her family or friend.
Janice was born in Olean, N.Y., in 1942. Following the birth of her three sons she traveled west. She resided in Montana, Oregon and Colorado. After marrying the love of her life in Meeker, Colo., Jan moved to Nevada where she spent her remaining 36 years. She employed many talents and occupations including seamstress, real estate agent, administrative assistant and dispatcher. Jan loved to sing! Hunting and fishing were among her favorite activities. She was a volunteer at the American Legion Post 40 of Henderson, Nev., at the time of her passing.
Jan was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph O’Brien, in 2010. She is survived by her three sons, Richard Simmons of Henderson, Nev., Douglas Simmons of Meeker, Colo., John Simmons of Henderson, Nev., and their spouses, brother Charles Jones of Buffalo, N.Y., nine grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will be held in Meeker, Colo., on Aug. 11 at Lake Avery on County Road 8. There, she will join her husband in eternity.