Janet M. Hyson, 81, Fall River


Janet M. (Pacheco) Hyson, 81, of Fall River, passed away on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at the Kimwell Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Fall River. She was the wife of the late Arthur Hyson. 

Janet was born in Westport, the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Ledo) Pacheco. She worked for Hasbro as an assembler for many years. She was a communicant of Good Shepherd Parish in Fall River and cherished the time she spent with her family and friends.

Survivors are two daughters, Rene “Shirley” Purcell and her husband John of Tiverton, and Deborah Dias of Fall River; a son, David Hyson and his wife Darlene of Rehoboth; a step daughter, Joyce Cinquini of Fall River; three step sons, Arthur Hyson of Tiverton, James Hyson of Florida; and Carl Hyson of Fall River; many grand and great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Robert Hyson and the sister of the late Mae Croke, Wilhelmina Baldaia, Lillian Robitale, and Manuel Pacheco.

Her funeral service will be Friday at 9 a.m. from the Hebert-Hathaway Funeral Home, 945 S. Main St., Fall River, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 in Good Shepherd Church South 1598 Main Street, Fall River. Relatives and friends are invited to attend; burial to follow in Notre Dame Cemetery Fall River.

Calling hours will be Thursday from 4-8 p.m.

To light a memorial candle, sign guest book, directions go to  www.hathawayfunerals.com . Memorial donations may be made to the Sacred Heart Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry 160 Seabury Street Fall River, MA 02720


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