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DERRY, NH: Janis Del Pozzo, 68, of Derry, N.H., passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, October 3, 2015, at her home. She was born June 11, 1947, At Clover Hill Hospital in Methuen, Mass., a daughter of the late Daniel and Virginia (Welsh) Reposa. She was raised and educated in Lawrence and had been a resident of Derry since 1972. She had strong ties to the community within the Derry Heritage committee, Derry housing and redevelopment authority, and East Derry upper village hall outreach committee. She was an avid poet, loved bingo, and was an advocate of community enrichment. She will be greatly missed by many far and wide.

Janis was employed for 28 years as a clerk with the Internal Revenue Service in Andover, Mass.

She is survived by her daughter, Jodi Marie Del Pozzo of Allenstown, N.H.; her son, Jayson Michael Del Pozzo of Hampton, Ga.; one grandson, Tylor Del Pozzo of Rochester N.H.; one great-grandchild; a sister, Mara Hall of Leominster, Mass.; sister-in-law, Joan P. King; numerous nieces and nephews; Ronnie Bourgault and her longtime friends, Denise Ellis; the Brady family; and many others.

After cremation, a celebration of her life will be held Friday, October 16, 2015 at 2 p.m. in the First Parish Congregational Church, 47 East Derry Road, Derry, N.H 03041. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Janis’s memory to the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Derry, Post Office Box 140, East Derry, NH 03041. Due to a severe allergy of staff, please no lilies in the church. The Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch Street, Derry is assisting the family with arrangements. To send a condolence, please visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.
Published on  October 11, 2015
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