Wrisley Funeral Home
90 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield, MA 01373
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Janet  M. (Batchelder) Stacy

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, February 6, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Wrisley Funeral Home.  Calling hours will be Thursday evening, February 5th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.  Burial will be at Howland Cemetery in Conway and will take place in the spring

Janet Stacy, Ocala, Fla. – Janet M. (Batchelder) Stacy, 81 formerly of Conway, MA, passed away on Sunday, January 25th, 2015 in Ocala Regional Hospital.


She was born in Conway on March 1st, 1933, the daughter of Edward and Vena (Sirois) Batchelder.  She was a 1950 graduate of Arms Academy High School in Shelburne Falls, MA.  She was married to Alva C. Stacy on August 2nd, 1953, who pre-deceased her on May 19th, 2014. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary August 2nd, 2013. Most of their married life was spent in Conway, living in the large brick house on Main Street where they raised their three sons. They later moved to Saddle Oak in Ocala, Florida in 1995 to begin their retirement years together.


Janet was employed by Bank of New England in South Deerfield, Cliffside Apartments in Sunderland and later at Franklin County Home Care. She was a member of Arcana Chapter Order of Eastern Star.  In her younger years she enjoyed bowling, dancing and traveling.  She always loved spending time at the beach and socializing with her family and friends.


She leaves three sons: Charles and his companion Laurie Baronas of South Deerfield, MA, Gary and his wife Sandy of Florence, MA and John and his wife Diane of Bernardston, MA.  She also leaves behind nine grandchildren:  Greg, Brandon, Christopher, Andrea, Scott, Alison, Heather, Sarah & Alex and seven great-grandchildren:  Jacob, Madalyn, Hannah, Hunter, Emma, Marissa and Colt.  Also, three sisters: Joan Record and her husband Rec of Ocala, FL, Lois Phelps and her husband Jack of Millers Falls, MA and Sandy Isenhour and husband Frank of Painesville, Ohio.  Her family was very fortunate to have spent this past Christmas with her here in Massachusetts.  Although she did not enjoy the coldweather, she was surrounded by the warmth and love of her family and friends and she will be dearly missed.


Funeral Services will be held on Friday, February 6, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Wrisley Funeral Home, Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield.  Calling hours will be Thursday evening, February 5th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.  Burial will be at Howland Cemetery in Conway and will take place in the spring.


Memorial Donations may be made to:  Mountain Lodge of Masons, Attn. John White, Mechanic Street, Shelburne Falls, MA 01370.  Expressions of sympathy available at: www.wrisleyfuneralhome.com.