Janice Ruth Osgood, age 90, of Park Springs Retirement Community in Stone Mountain, GA, died May 27, 2017. She was born February 23, 1927 in Lawrence, MA. Janice moved to Atlanta 63 years ago and raised her family in Doraville. She enjoyed walking, sewing, quilting, knitting, cooking, volunteering, working in the yard, and camping. She and her husband Don travelled to many interesting locations in their RV including New England, the West Coast, Florida, and many national parks. Janice is survived by Donald, her husband of 66 years, sons Brian (Deborah) Osgood and Eric (Linda Wood) Osgood, and grandsons Nick Osgood and Jace Cadle. A brief graveside service will be held at North Atlanta Memorial Gardens in Doraville on Wednesday, May 31 at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to BrightFocus Foundation (for Alzheimer’s Disease Research, https://www.brightfocus.org/donate), 22512 Gateway Center Dr., Clarksburg, MD, 20871 or the Alzheimer’s Association (https://www.alz.org/georgia/in_my_community_donate.asp), Metro Atlanta Regional Office, 41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 550, Atlanta, GA, 30346.

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  1. Dear Uncle Donald, Brian & Eric,
    We share your sorrow and we too will miss Aunt Jan’s big smile and great spirit. Sending love and hugs to all.
    Love, Cindy & Gary

  2. Will miss your infectious energy and constant smile. My love and support goes out to you Uncle Donald, Eric and Linda, Brian, Deborah, and Nick.

  3. Dear Uncle Donald and family;
    So sorry for such a great loss. Her infectious laughter and her love of life spirit will always be with us all. Rusty and I still share broad smiles when we hear “A rainy night in Georgia”. Sharing your sorrow so you don’t have as great a burden to bear!
    Much Love, Rusty and Colette

  4. Dear Uncle Donald, Eric & Linda, Brian, Deborah and Nick,
    So very sorry for your loss. We share in your sorrow and will always treasure the wonderful memories we have: Aunt Jan’s smile, her laughter, and the stories she would tell of her youth were the best.
    Sending all our love.
    Janis & Bob

  5. Dear Uncle Donald, Eric & Linda, Brian, Deborah & Nick,
    I am so sorry to hear of Aunt Jan’s passing. I will always remember her visits North and on one of those I was fortunate to return with you back to Atlanta during my summer vacation. She was kind and generous, you all were and I will always cherish that visit. I hope you find peace & healing at this difficult time. Take care of my Uncle Donald!!
    Love, Betsy

  6. Don and Eric & Linda,

    I am sorry for your loss. Janice was fun. You each took such good care of her, it was heartwarming to know that she was loved.

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