Janice Marie McAllister

June 20, 1963August 22, 2013
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Janice Marie McAllister, 50, passed away on August 22, 2013 at home surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Waterville, Maine on June 20, 1963 to Connie and Arthur Noonan. Jan graduated from Waterville High School and the Wilma Boyd School. She lived in Freeport, Maine and Sparta, New Jersey before moving to Jacksonville in 2001. While in Jacksonville, Jan was very involved at Assumption Catholic School as HSA President, substitute teacher and volunteer in many other aspects. She enjoyed traveling, going to the beach and spending time with her family. Jan was known for her warm heart, selflessness and overall good nature that touched every person she met. She had a way of making anyone feel so special and cared for.

She is survived by her loving husband and soul mate of 30 years, David, children Ryan, Amanda and Graham Lazarus, granddaughter Quinn Joy Lazarus, mother Connie Noonan, siblings Jackie Kellenberger, Tony Noonan and Patrick Noonan and many other relatives and dear friends that brought so much happiness to her life.

The family will receive friends from 6-8pm Monday, August 26 with a rosary service starting at 7pm at Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home, 1701 Beach Blvd. Jacksonville Beach, FL. Funeral Mass will be held 3pm Tuesday, August 27 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, 435 1st Ave. N. Jacksonville Beach, FL with Father William Kelly officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jan’s name to 26.2 with Donna, Finish Breast Cancer, 11762 Marco Beach Drive Suite 6, Jacksonville, FL 32224, or to Dan McAllister’s YSC Tour de Pink page,


  • Visitation Monday, August 26, 2013
  • Funeral Mass Tuesday, August 27, 2013

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Lynda Bishop

September 15, 2013

Tony, Miles, Cote, and family,
Please accept our sincere sympathy during this difficult time. May you find the comfort and peace needed to pull you through.
The Bishop Family

August 28, 2013

I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Janice. Your photos show a beautiful life together, something very rare in this world. May you be comforted with memories and family, and may God bless you and your family with peace, knowing that she is finally at rest with Him.
Love, Marge (Bechard) Veilleux (Class of '79)

Sharon & Arthur Burkhart

August 27, 2013

Jan was a beautiful person with a beautiful smile and a beautiful family. She will be missed...thinking of you.


August 27, 2013

Janice was such a beautiful person. Special love goes to Aunt Connie, Jackie, Patrick and Tony. Sending many prayers. I know that Mom and Aunt Rena are taking care of her because they are all in the same place.

August 26, 2013

My sweet angel, I am going to miss you so much and life will not be the same without you by my side; Our love so beautiful, our family so loving and our respect for each other so complete. You were the love of my life, and I am blessed and honored to have been your partner in life. My Love, you have left behind a wonderful legacy, a trail of love, winding its way back through all who you touched and even though you have gone to heaven before me, we will someday be together again……Thank you for saying yes 30 years ago. Eternally Yours, David

Marlin Donham

August 26, 2013

Sorry to hear about the loss of Janice. May the comfort of God help the McAllister family during this difficult time.

Darlene McAllister

August 26, 2013

Your strength and loving heart shown in so many ways. Your love of family will live on through them and you will never be forgotten. You have a place in our hearts forever.

Joanne Todd & family

August 26, 2013

Our deepest condolences on the loss of such a special and beautiful person. Jan made Assumption a better place and had an impact on all the kids and families. I loved working with her and always admired how fearless and fun she was, not to mention, always looking fabulous. We've crossed paths a few times at Mayo over the years and her faith, positiveness and light has been truly inspirational. She will be greatly missed, but with all the lives she has touched, never forgotten. Rest in peace, Jan.

Rhea & Dave Robbins

August 26, 2013

Our hearts and thoughts are with you all...she was a special lady! Rhea & Dave Robbins

Terri Stafford

August 25, 2013

Jan was such a sweet and loving person. I have wonderful memories of time spent together at Assumption HSA activities. She will be missed, but know that her family will be in our prayers.