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Janet (Roche) Wilson

September 11, 1944 ~ July 26, 2021 (age 76)



Janet (Roche) Wilson 75, of Manchester passed away on Monday July 26,2021 to join her beloved husband, Neal Wilson.  Born in Hartford, CT on September 11, 1944, to the late Francis and Bernice Roche, Janet grew up in East Hartford and Manchester and graduated from Manchester High School.  Prior to her retirement, she was employed for 28 years by Aetna Life Insurance Co. in Hartford.  She was a member of the Center Congregational Church in Manchester CT.

Janet is survived by her brother Tom Roche (Cynthia), three nephews: Brian Roche (Meredith Roche), Michael Roche (Candace Roche), and Steven Roche (Brittany Hestad).  She also leaves two stepsons Ernest Wilson (Julie Halper), David Wilson (Valerie Wilson), Brother-in-Law James Wilson, and several grandnephews & grandnieces, and step-grandchildren.

There will be no calling hours.  A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at East Cemetery in Manchester.

Her family would like to thank the staff at Eagle Point Assisted Living (Suffield House), and Masonicare Hospice for the attentive and compassionate care Janet received while under their care. We would also like to thank Janet's 24 hour live-in aide who tirelessly provided help for her. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research or a charity of your choice.  To leave a memory or message of condolence, please visit

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Graveside Service
August 3, 2021

11:00 AM
East Cemetery, Manchester
240 East Center Street
Manchester, CT 06040

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