Janice Farnsworth Newton – Jamestown Press

Janice Farnsworth Newton, 86, of Lincoln, RI., died November 13, 2022 in Greenville, RI. Janice was born at home during a winter storm to Clayton and Irene Farnsworth on February 7, 1936. She graduated from Central

Falls High School in 1954. Forty years later, she proudly graduated from Community College of Rhode Island with an associate degree and led as an Americorps volunteer at the Southside Community Land Trust in Providence – continuing her family legacy as a farmers and stewards of the land. . She was a voracious reader, an avid genealogical researcher, and had a charismatic presence in any room. Janice is survived by her children: Kathleen Dolan of Milwaukee, WI, Elizabeth Newton of Jamestown, RI and Dennis Keefe of Smithfield, RI. She has seven glorious grandchildren: Clayton, Olivia, Katherine, Eli, Samantha, Rachael and Lucy.

A funeral service will be held at Saint Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Jamestown, RI on Tuesday, November 22 at 4 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the New England Historic Genealogical Society at www.americanancestors.org.

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