Whitefield-- Janice Marie Woodworth, 83 passed away Tuesday July 19, 2022, at Augusta Center for Health and Rehabilitation, after more than two years battling heart and kidney disease. Janice was able to share wonderful memories and funny stories with family and close friends the weeks prior to her passing.
Janice loved spending time with her family and friends, shopping, going out to eat, or just watching a Red Sox game on TV. She took a Caribbean cruise with the girls, (Donna, Robin, Kim, Debbie, Zina, Katherine, and Robby) before she became ill; she had the best time hanging with the girls on the ship and on the beach.
Janice was an amazing mother and never stopped being a mom even after her children grew up and moved out to start their own lives; she was always looking out for them. She also loved her husband Philip Woodworth even though she had been known to play some pretty epic practical jokes on him over the years. She loved being a grandmother, and was lucky to have several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Janice was born on May 20, 1939 in Palermo, Maine, she graduated high school by attending night classes while raising her family. Janice and her husband owned and operated a small country store in Washington, Maine for many years. After that she worked different jobs before retiring from Maine Veterans Home in Augusta.
Janice was predeceased by her parents, Wallace and Florence Curtis; and her brothers Lloyd, and Floyd (twins that died a birth), Cleveland Curtis, Duane Curtis, and John Curtis (her twin brother).
Janice is survived by her husband, Philip Woodworth; her daughter, Donna Woodworth and her husband David Bottom, and David’s children, Thomas Bottom and Mary Bottom and her husband Adam Mills, and their son Timothy Mills. Her son, Michael Woodworth, and his son Dustin Woodworth and his wife Audrey Woodworth and their son, Corey Woodworth. Her son, David Woodworth and his partner Robin Shaw, and David’s daughter, Brittany Leonard and her husband, Thomas Leonard, and their three sons TJ Leonard, and Blaine and Blaze Leonard (twins). Her son, Brian Woodworth and his son, Jarrett Woodworth, and daughter Kristen Woodworth, her partner Demetrius Miller, and her sons Jaheim Miller and Xavion Woodworth. Her brother Warren Curtis, And many nieces and nephews who she loved dearly.
Janice, a.k.a.” the life of the party”, had a full life filled with much joy and laughter knowing that she was loved.
There will be no funeral at her request, instead a celebration of life, with a date to be determined. Arrangements are in the care of Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta, ME 04330.