Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

December 27, 2012

Janet L. Heafey, 74

Salem, N.H. — Janet L. (Wilson) Heafey, 74, of Salem, N.H., formerly of Methuen, died peacefully last Wednesday in the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, Haverhill.

Janet, daughter of the late Eugene and Mary (Gillett) Wilson, was born in Lawrence on March 18, 1938. She graduated from Searles HIgh School in Methuen and later attended McIntosh Business School. She was a lifelong communicant of St. Monica’s Church in Methuen.

She will be deeply missed by her husband of 49 years, Richard W. Heafey; two children, Colleen A. Heafey of Methuen and Brian J. Heafey and his wife, Kathy of Derry, N.H.; one sister, Joyce A. Wilson of Methuen; three grandchildren, Ashley Heafey, P.J. Heafey and Dillon Heafey. She was the sister of the late Marilyn J. Wilson of Methuen who died in 2003.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral was held Monday, December 24 at 9 a.m. in St. Monica’s Church, 212 Lawrence St., Methuen. Burial followed in Elmwood Cemetery, Methuen. Calling hours were at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence St., Methuen from 2-8 p.m. on Sunday. Those who wish may make a memorial contribution to a charity of one’s choice. For directions or to sign the online guest book, visit or visit Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home on Facebook.