Born and raised in Providence on Smith Hill, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Marie (Sullivan) Sousa.
Janet was a graduate of St. Patrick’s High School and was a staff accountant for Rhode Island Hospital, Providence for 43 years, retiring in 1996.
She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church, Bristol and was a member of the Bristol and Warren Senior Citizens Centers, a member of the Red Hat Society and the Royal Travelers of Fall River, Mass.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by several cousins, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Her funeral will be held at 8:30 a.m., on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 at the Sansone Funeral Home, 192 Wood St., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 in St. Mary’s Church, 330 Wood St.
Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Chestnut Street, Bristol.
Visiting hours are on Friday, Jan. 31, from 4-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Church, 330 Wood St., Bristol, RI 02809.
For online condolences, shared memories, information and directions go to www.sansonefuneralhome.com.