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Updated: 02/16/2014 02:00:02PM

Janet M. Davidson

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Janet M. Davidson, 80, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. Her loving husband, David L. Davidson, has been by her side through her long illness.

She was born in Waltham, Mass.

Janet attended Boston University where she became a Physical Therapist. Initially she worked at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Md., before moving to Colorado Springs, Colo., where she worked for the National Society for Cripple Children. It was there she met her husband of 55 years.

After getting married in the Boston University Chapel they moved to Seattle, Wash. Eventually they settled in Sudbury, Mass., where their four children were raised. Having spent most summers in Deerfield, N.H., they then relocated there year round in 1987. In 1988 they purchased their home in Englewood, where they spent their winters.

Janet is survived by her husband, David; her brother, Gerald Richardson; sister, Joan White; she was dearly cherished by her four children, Philip (Lorraine) Davidson of Deerfield, Neal (Christina) Davidson of Sterling, Mass., Marsha Davidson of Warsaw, Poland and Joanne (Jens) Ibsen of Tampa, Fla.; together they have seven grandchildren, David (Kristen), Russell (Jennifer), Marshall (Christina), Joshua (Jillian) and Benjamin Davidson and Daniel and Christina Ibsen.; and two great-grandchildren, Jamie and John Davidson. She is preceded in death by her parents, Vaughn and Myrtle Richardson of Waltham, Mass.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at the Lemon Bay Funeral Home in Englewood. Please visit to sign the guest book and offer condolences to the family.

Arrangements are by Lemon Bay Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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