Janice R. Wingate, wife of Leroy E. Wingate (deceased) passed away peacefully on Friday, July 17, 2020 at the Lorien Assisted Living Community in Mt. Airy MD.
Born July 22, 1928 in Bristol Conn. to the late Raymond Ericson and Gertrude (Bollerer) Ericson. Janice is predeceased by her brother Robert Ericson and her step sister Barbara Stevens.
After marrying Roy they lived in Baltimore where she worked at Blue Cross Blue Shield. In 1954 she started working at Westinghouse and retired in 1986 after 32 years of service.
After retiring she moved with Roy to Hudson, Florida. Shortly after moving to Florida Roy had a debilitating stroke. Janice was his devoted care giver for 20 years. After 10 years in Florida they returned to Maryland to be near family.
She is survived by her son Larry R. Wingate and his wife, Bonnie A. Wingate; grandchildren: Timothy M. Wingate, Staci A. Caiola and Kelly N. Goldberg.
Janice was a great grandmother to 7 great grandchildren: Ava Fogle, Raymie Caiola, Wyatt Caiola, Colton Caiola, Jace Caiola, Oakli Goldberg and Ella Wingate.
She is also survived by three sisters-in-law Eileen Wingate, Betty Wingate and Beverly Karzak.
Aunt Janice is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
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