RICHES, Janice Margaret 🎥 (née Wood)

24/7/1936 – 27/10/2020

Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family after a short illness.

Dearly loved wife of Len (dec).

Cherished and loving mother and mother-in-law of Michael, Anthony and Francine, Kathy and Peter Hall, Paul, Chris, Simone Obst, Steve and Michelle.

Daughter of Samuel and Eileen Wood. Sister of Bill and Ruth, and Peter.

Nan to her 16 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.

Funeral Notice

Private service

Janice's service will be livestreamed on FRIDAY (30 Oct) at 10.00am.

Those wishing to pay their respects are welcome to take part in a guard of honour down Dimora Ave at 11.00am. Please adhere to Covid safe guidelines.

12 tributes Leave your tribute

  1. You were one of the best & will be missed not only by us but by everyone who knew you.Condolences to her family, we loved you dearly & will be missed.Reunited with Len a beautiful lady now at rest.Shane & Rose Mcnab 🥰😢

    Shane & Rose Mcnab October 28 2020 2:50 pm
  2. Nana, none of us will ever fall short of a beautiful and joyful memory of you. You are such a kind and generous soul and I know that God now has one of the best angels he could ever wish for now, and it’s fair to say that the whole district will deeply miss your amazing cakes and slices! Thank you for being such a beautiful nan and thank you for just being you! I will forever cherish the memories of you and will forever tell my growing children how they had the kindest and most beautiful great grandma that they could wish for! I love you Nan, and give pop a kiss for me up there. ❤️

    Crystal Mitchell/Riches & Family October 29 2020 8:21 am
  3. Deepest Sympathy to Paul, Crystal & all the Riches families on the passing of Jan, such a beautiful lady with a golden heart, she always had time to stop & give me a lift, an encouraging word & a warm genuine smile so I shall cherish the memories of many a long conversation forever more. She has left a legacy like no other & there will be many many memories for y’all to cherish & hold dear forever & always. Sending you all loads of love & prayers at this sad time. From Katie Beechey & family xoxo

    Katie Garner-Beechey October 29 2020 10:04 am
  4. Our sincere condolences to Jan’s family. We met Jan when she would travel down to Melbourne to watch the Melbourne Vixens. A lovely lady always ready for a chat. Her dear friends – Marie & Sarah Wall introduced us to Jan.
    Denise & Grace Dalla Zuanna

    Denise Dalla Zuanna October 29 2020 4:58 pm
  5. To All family members our deepest sympathy,
    A smiling face and hello, over the fence in our lovett street is what our family will remember
    with much heartfelt memories.

    Glenda, Ross, Hannah, Callum and Lauren McIlveen October 30 2020 9:38 am
  6. Jan, Always with a smile and a gentleness and a genuine warmth.
    Many years of memories in Camperdown.
    Fond wishes to Michael, Anthony, Kathy, Chris, Simone, Steve and families.
    From the Creece family.

    Jane Petti October 30 2020 9:39 am
  7. Such an amazing, mum, wife, friend, and absolute legend of a woman. Thanks for all the memories over the years Jan and creating one of the best friends i could ask for. Much love to all the family on this sad day. Jan rest in peace and I will never forget you. xxx Leish

    Leisha Wachter October 30 2020 9:53 am
  8. Jan,
    Always with a smile and a gentleness and a genuine warmth.
    Many years of memories in Camperdown.
    Jan was there for us when we lost our mum and dad.
    Love and prayers Michael, Anthony, Kathy, Paul, Chris, Simone, Steve and families.
    From Lynette, Jane, John, Leon, Clare and Shane Creece

    Jane Petti October 30 2020 11:18 am
  9. What a beautiful service and deserving guard of honour to celebrate the life of Jan. She was such a gentle achiever who was kind thoughtful and generous to all. l will miss her morning greetings and chat.
    Rest in peace beautiful Jan.

    Nora Bone October 30 2020 11:43 am
  10. Jan was a beautiful woman, such a kind prep teacher to me, and such a beautiful teacher and LSO to my children. She was always an encourager, and a supporter, I had the utmost admiration and respect for Jan. She will be affectionately remembered and deeply missed. Kelly Wain.

    Kelly Wain October 30 2020 5:07 pm
  11. Thinking of you all. I will never forget the slices when Zach passed away, cheeky Ben and his friend requested another container of the apple slice please!! Your beautiful mum complied with their request.

    Jan Smith October 30 2020 7:57 pm
  12. Jan to know you was to love you , you are a legend
    Your memory will live on in our hearts
    Condolences to all the families and friends for your unbearable loss of a true saint , A beautiful tribute
    From all the Reilly families

    Colleen Reilly November 2 2020 10:59 pm

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