Janet (Whiting) Sennett, R. I. P.

This is something that I have never done before.  This situation is different.

In June of 1958, I graduated from high school with this lady and her boyfriend/later husband for over 50 years, as part of a graduating class of 43 young people from Hanover High School, Hanover, MA.  I have never seen either her or her husband since graduation, but her husband & I exchange emails off and on.

Janet MacLean Sennett
Janet MacLean Sennett
Jun. 5, 1940 – Jul. 17, 2012
Visitation: Monday, Jul. 23, 2012
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Service: Tuesday, Jul. 24, 2012
10:00 am
Please click on the links above for locations, times, maps, and directions.
Janet MacLean (Whiting) Sennett, 72 of Middleboro, formerly of Norwell died July 17 as a result of the side effects of the treatments for metastatic lung cancer which was diagnosed in 2009. The cherished wife for 50 years of Kenneth H. Sennett, Jr., devoted mother of Andrew R. Sennett and his wife Michelle of Hanover and Scott D. Sennett and his wife Tracy of Redding, CT. Janet was the loving grandmother of five grandchildren; Alana, Jackson, Alex, Olivia and Drew. Janet is also survived by her dear sisters Catherine Collins of Scituate and her husband Robert and Christine Landry of Norwell and her husband Roger. Also survived by her brother-in-law Kevin A. Sennett and his wife Denise of Cornelius, NC and her sister-in-law Karen Pearo of Burlington, VT as well as 5 nieces and 3 nephews.Janet was born in Weymouth, a daughter of the late Marion (Robinson) and Russell Whiting of Norwell and Hanover. She was raised and educated primarily in Norwell moving to Hanover in 1956. Along with her husband, she was a 1958 graduate of Hanover High School. As a 1961 graduate of McLean Hospital School of Psychiatric Nursing, her career as a psychiatric nurse and hospital administrator spanned 43 years. She was the Associate Director of Nurses of the Westwood Lodge, the founding Director of Nurses of Pembroke Hospital and the Director of HRI Psychiatric Hospital in Brookline. She obtained a Master’s Degree from Cambridge College in 1994. A Norwell native, after retirement in 2004, she moved with her husband to Middleboro where she became very active in her community, enjoying many new friends and new activities including fund raising and volunteering at the Council on Aging.Visiting hours in the Sullivan Funeral Home, 551 Washington St., Rte 53 in Hanover on Monday from
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