Westford, MA — Janet Yedinak, 56, of Westford, passed away on the morning of December 8 surrounded by her friends and family. She dedicated her life to those around her, from her husband, Stephen and her children, Kate and Michael, to the countless children and families whose lives she changed as a social worker in the Andover public school system. She leaves behind a lifetime of joy and meaning, which will continue to be celebrated by her mother, five siblings and immediate family. In lieu of flowers, please consider what she taught so many, to live life with empathy and compassion and an ever-present smile. A memorial service will be arranged by her family and Andover Public Schools in the new year. For service information and online guestbook, please visit online Memorial at www.HealyFuneralHome.com. JA Healy Sons, 57 N. Main St., Westford, MA 01886. 978-692-6502.