Laura Janovsky

Laura Janovsky

MONROE BRIDGE, MA- Laura Mabel (Tatro) Janovsky, 82, died Sunday, October 4, at her home.
She was born in Readsboro, VT, on March 14, 1938, a daughter of Wallace “Joe” Tatro and Mabel (Sprague) Tatro. She attended school in Stamford, VT.
Mrs. Janovsky was last employed by Chittenden Bank in Wilmington, VT. 
She was a member of the Stamford, VT, Community Church. She enjoyed crocheting, reading, puzzles, gardening, working in her yard, cooking, and canning. Her main focus was her family, which always came first. She served as a Brownie leader and a Cub Scout leader.
She was the widow of Emil Joseph Janovsky Jr. who died on September 19, 2006. They were married on February 23, 1957.
Survivors include one daughter, Donna D. Rioux, of Fountain, CO, and two sons, Lawrence M. Janovsky and Dennis M. Janovsky, both of Warwick, RI. She also leaves seven grandchildren including Lawrence M. Janovsky Jr., Miranda Dahlin, David Rondeau, Derrick Rondeau, Spencer Rioux, Michelle Bean,  and Hunter Janovsky; eight great-grandchildren including Will, Maggie, Alivia, Max, Nathan, Gregory, Emily, and Jade; two sisters, Betty Whitaker, of Orange Blossom City, FL, and Marion Michaud, of Hudson, NH; one brother, Donald Tatro, of Stamford, VT; and nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews. She was predeceased by one brother and one sister, Fred Tatro and Martha Tatro.
Calling hours for Mrs. Janovsky were Wednesday, October 7, at Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, West Chapel, 521 West Main Street, North Adams. 
A private funeral was held on Thursday, October 8, at the Stamford Community Church followed by burial in Village Cemetery in Readsboro, VT. Memorial donations may be made to the Stamford Community Church in care of the funeral home. To add to the book of memories visit

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