Celebrating the life of Janice Beverly Isaacson
Beloved wife, mother, daughter and sister, and cherished friend.
Janice Beverly Isaacson, died on September 25, 2010, after courageously battling cancer with a warrior’s courage for almost a year,
Janice was born on October 27, 1945 in Oak Park, Illinois to Steven and Dolores Erdelyan. The family settled in Glen Ellyn, Il where Janice went to grade school and high school. There she met her future husband, James Isaacson. Janice attended Bowling Green State University, where she received a degree in Art Education. She taught junior high art classes while her husband finished up dental school at the University of Illinois. Her husband entered the Navy Dental Corps in San Diego, served as a Dentist and Endodontist over a 20 year career. When it was time to retire from the Navy, they chose their favorite location by the ocean to live in, Cardiff by the Sea.
She was the proud mother of two sons, Jason and Ryan. She was a caring, tender and selfless mother and wife who devoted her entire life to husband and family. She was a fabulous cook and enjoyed entertaining family and friends.
She is survived by her husband Jim, sons Jason and Ryan, mother Dolores, sister Susan, daughter-in-law Anya, granddaughter Lilian, nieces Heidi, Sharon, Rebekah, Debbie, and Katie, and nephews Matthew, Geoffrey, and John.
In her final days, as her body grew weaker, her spirit was strengthened by the sight of her first grandchild, Lily, as well as all the love, prayers and kindness that poured out to her from her family and friends.
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