February 16, 1935 - November 30, 2021
Janice Louise Winslow, 86, of Ocala Florida, passed away peacefully, on November 30, 2021, at Estelles House, Hospice of Marion County. Janice was born in Lynn, Massachusetts, to parents Glenys and Osborne Winslow. She grew up in Marblehead, Massachusetts, until her high school years, when her family moved to Connecticut. She graduated high school from Norwalk High School. Janice married Howard Toms in 1966. Together they stayed in Connecticut, until moving to New Hampshire in 1980. After 26 years living in New Hampshire, they retired to Florida, where she lived for the last 15 years. Janice joined the workforce after high school. She was a stay at home mother during the years of raising her son, Wesley. She then went back to working, and finished her career, as a Customer Service Administrator for Canada Maritime. Through the years, she enjoyed traveling the world, along with her husband on many of his business trips, while he was a manager in export opererations. They also travelled frequently, strictly for pleasure, visiting many different countries. She was an avid bowler, and was active in league play, throughout her life. She really enjoyed her time spent going to movies, shopping and lunches with her best friend Anna Cram. Janice was very generous person, and supported many charities, Including St. Jude's and Veterans. Because of her love for animals, she contributed mostly to charities focused on animal care. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Howard B. Toms, of Florida. A son, Wesley Toms, and his wife Trina Toms. Granddaughters, Kaya age 16, and Eilee age 11, all from New Hampshire. A sister, Diane Newell, and her husband Harold, from Delaware. She also has many loving nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her mother and father, Glenys and Osborne Winslow. Twin brothers, Richard and David Winslow, and brother Peter Winslow. She will be dearly missed by all her family and friends, who loved her. No funeral service will be held at this time. A celebration of life is being planned for the future, including the spreading of her ashes, in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Memorial Donations may be made to St. Jude's. Please mail donations to St. Jude's Memorial Giving, 501 St. Jude's Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105. Or make an online memorial donation in her name.
Janice Louise Winslow, 86, of Ocala Florida, passed away peacefully, on November 30, 2021, at Estelles House, Hospice of Marion County. Janice was born in Lynn, Massachusetts, to parents Glenys and Osborne Winslow. She grew up in Marblehead,... View Obituary & Service Information
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