Janet M. Benson age 79 of Maynard passed away on Friday, May 6, 2016 at Emerson Hospital in Concord.
Born in Boston on June 1, 1936 she was the daughter of the late Frederick Gordon and Marceline (DuBerger) Benson. Janet and her close friend for 68 years Fred George grew up together in Concord. She graduated from Concord Carlisle High School in 1954 and attended Mt. Auburn Nursing School. She moved to Maynard where she lived for 41 years. She was a pediatric nurse at Emerson Hospital for many years and then was a nurse for the Polaroid Company.
Janet enjoyed spending time with her miniature horses General and Miss DeeDee, going to dog shows where she showed her pugs Bo and Maxie, and spending time with her rescue pugs Alfie and Bennie. She also worked once a year for 14 years as a Nascar nurse for Indy 500 and was a member of The Indianapolis Oldtimer's Club. Janet loved spending time in Lamoine, Maine.
Along with her close friend Fred she is survived by her sister-in-law Inge Domansky of Tewksbury and her nieces Sylvia and her husband John of Tewksbury and Dorene and her husband Keith of Maryland.
Services and burial will be private.