Whitinsville-- Janice (Hobbs) Dresser, 77, died Monday, April 8 at Saint Camillus Health Center, after a period of declining health. She leaves a son, David Dresser, and his wife Debora, of Worcester; a daughter, Pamela Allen, of Uxbridge; a brother, Roger Hobbs, Jr., of Falmouth and 7 grandchildren.
Janice was born in Whitinsville, October 5, 1941, daughter of Roger and Evelyn (Kearnan) Hobbs, Sr. She was a graduate of Northbridge High School and worked as a secretary, first for WPI and later, Holy Cross College, retiring in 2009. In 1985, she moved to the Southbridge/Sturbridge area, where she remained, until moving to Worcester in 2007. She had been a resident of St. Camillus for just over a year.
A graveside service will be at 10AM, Thursday, April 18, at Lakeview Cemetery, Upton. Carr Funeral Home, 24 Hill St, Whitinsville, is directing arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Reliant Foundation, Inc., 311 Main St., Suite 202, Worcester, MA 01608 re: Oncology Wellness Fund.