Janice Olga Theroux (née Ludko)

Janice Olga Theroux (née Ludko) died on April 24, 2016 in Encinitas, Calif. at the age of 92. Janice was born on March 10, 1924 in New Britain, Conn. to Ajanus and Dora (Stepanuk) Ludko. She graduated as a Registered Nurse from Waterbury School of Nursing in 1945 and the University of Connecticut with a BS in Nursing in 1950. She married Roland Homer Theroux of Waterbury, Conn. on Sept. 1, 1951.

After Roland’s death in 1998 she remained in the family home for several years but eventually moved and split her time between Rawlins and Encinitas, Calif. Her time in California increased as her health failed.

Janice is survived by her children, John of Encinitas, Calif., Robert (Julie) of Whitehouse, Ohio, Joan of Silverthorne, Colo. and Cynthia (Jim) Lewis of Rawlins. She leaves two grandchildren, Janell Ross (Ian McKillip) of Laramie and Robert (Chelsi MacPherson) Ross, Jr. of Evansville. She was blessed with her first great-grandchild, MacKenna Marie Ross on April 6, 2016.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Roland, her children Steven and Priscilla in 1989 and her sisters Dorothy Ludko, Marian (Pat) Lehman, Pauline (John) Nelson and her favorite sister and brother-in-law Anne and Joseph Chojnowski.

At her request cremation has taken place and no services will be held. Her cremains will join those of Roland, Steven and Priscilla in Long Island Sound at a later date. In lieu of flowers please send donations to St. Vincent DePaul or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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