Devoted to her children and grandchildren

Janice M. Solimine, of Wakefield passed away October 1 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. She was 85 years of age.

She was born in Stoneham on March 30, 1936 and was the daughter of the late Albert and Margaret Deschamps.

She was raised in Medford and was a graduate of Medford High School. She had been a longtime Wakefield resident, an avid tennis player and member of Saint Joseph Church. Her greatest love was for her children and grandchildren.

Mrs. Solimine was the beloved wife of the late William Solimine. She was the loving mother of William Solimine of FL, Paul Solimine of Lynnfield and the late Nancy Cuoco and Diane Solimine. She was the sister of Marjorie Rapallo, and the late Billy and Buddy Deschamps. She was also the proud grandmother of Paul, Michael, Joseph, Nicole, Mia, Ava and the late Felicia.

Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint Joseph Church, 173 Albion Street Wakefield on Monday October 11 at 10:00. Interment will follow at Lakeside Cemetery in Wakefield.

In lieu of flowers, please donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Road, Waltham MA 02452.

Arrangements are in the care of the McDonald Funeral Home.