Janet B. (Saba) Charron, 74, of Rochester passed away on Wednesday May 9, 2018 at Nemasket Healthcare Center in Middleboro after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Raymond A. Charron.
Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late John and Theresa (Kiwan) Saba, she lived in Rochester for most of her life.
Mrs. Charron was the proprietor of Gerry’s Beauty Salon on Court Street in New Bedford for many years. She later provided hairdressing services for the residents of the Cedars Assisted Living in Dartmouth.
She was an active parishioner of Our Lady of Purgatory Church, where served as the President of the St. Joseph Sodality for nine years.
She is survived by her son, John A. Charron and his wife Maribeth Moore of East Freetown; her brother, George J. Saba of New Bedford; and her grandchildren, Jeremy and Hannah.
Her Funeral will be held on Tuesday May 15, 2018 at 9 am from the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St., New Bedford, followed by the Divine Liturgy in Our Lady of Purgatory Church at 10 am. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visiting hours will be on Monday May 14, 2018 from 5-8 pm. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Our Lady of Purgatory Church, 11 Franklin St., New Bedford, MA 02740. For directions and guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.