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Janet Marie Arthur, age 74, passed away surrounded by her loved ones on Tuesday, November 7th, 2017.
Born January 15, 1943 in Cambridge, Ma. to Mary Murray Horan and William Francis Horan. She grew up in Cambridge and graduated from Cambridge Ringe & Latin High School.
Janet shared 38 beautiful years of marriage to Raymond E. Arthur of Amesbury. Together they had six children and created a wonderful family! Janet was the proud Mimi of 22 grandchildren. She was a dedicated sports Mom and a world class mashed potato maker – cherished Thanksgiving and new pajamas on Christmas Eve. She loved the ocean, her lifelong friends, and a good margarita by the pool. She loved watching Jeopardy and enjoyed a competitive game of Scrabble with her boyfriend, Edward Demski.

She is survived and deeply loved by her six children: Holly Janvrin and husband Marc, Heather King and husband Darrin, Heidi Cronin and husband Michael, Hope Perreault and Fiancé Time McDonald , Janet Woodman and Raymond Arthur and wife Karen Banks Arthur. Our mother is also survived by her step siblings: Margaret “Peggy” Campbell, Jane Haviland and Peter Haviland.

She was predeceased by her parents Marry Murray Horan Haviland and William Francis Horan, Step Father Edward Haviland, husband Raymond E. Arthur, In-Laws Raymond and Shirley Arthur, Grandchildren: Christopher Scott Langevin, Katherine Hope Perreault and Jack Alphonse Perrault.

Should friends desire, contributions may be sent to the Martha LaPerle Fund. Checks should be made out to Martha LaPerle Outreach with Jack Perreault’s name in the memo section and sent to Exeter High School Health office, 1 Blue Hawk Dr. Exeter, NH 03833 Attn: Meg Laverty, RN
Calling hours for Janet will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the E.V. Jutras & Sons Funeral Home 118 Friend St. in Amesbury. Her funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 10:30 a.m. in the Holy Family Parish Church 2 School St. in Amesbury, all are invited to attend.
Published on  November 11, 2017
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