The Fortin Group

70 Horton Street, Lewiston, ME


Janice L. Ham

February 9, 1938September 12, 2019

LEWISTON---Janice L. Ham, 81, formerly of Lisbon Falls and Wales peacefully passed away at Montello Manor on Thursday September 12, 2019 with her loving family by her side. She was born in Lewiston on February 9, 1938 the daughter of the late Cecil and Glenys (Hinkley) Sherman. She grew up in Wales and attended local schools there. She was a graduate of Edward Little High School, class of 1955. After high school she attended Gorham State Teacher's College where she earned her degree in education and became a first grade school teacher at Washburn Elementary in Auburn from 1959-1971. Janice was a member of the Wales Presbyterian Church and was very active in various church events. She also participated in many heart walks on behalf of the American Heart Association. She will always be remembered for her enjoyment of camping, fishing, dancing, reading and spending quality time with her family. Her greatest joy and passion in life were her three grandchildren whom she loved very deeply. She will be missed very much. She is survived by her three daughters; Lori Ham of Sabattus, Christy Ham of Sabattus and Kimberly Moore and her husband Zeke of Wales. She also leaves behind her three beloved grandchildren; Colby McKay and Taylor and Logan Moore. Condolences may be shared with Janice's family at www.thefortingrouplewiston.com The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to the staff at Sarah Frye Home of Auburn and Montello Manor of Lewiston for the care and compassion they showed Janice during her time with them. At this time services for Janice will be private. Those wishing, in lieu of flowers, may make a charitable contribution in her honor to the Wales Presbyterian Church 395 Leeds Junction Rd. Wales, ME 04280 or the American Heart Association Maine Chapter 51 US Rt. 1 #M Scarborough, ME 04074. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services 70 Horton St. Lewiston, 784-4584.


  • Per the family, services will be private.


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Larry Graham-Johnson

September 14, 2019

Janice was a special person and cousin. We wish to pass along our condolences to the family, most of whom we have not met. In this time of grieving know that others share your sorrow, but continue in the hope that we are never far away from our loved ones as we continue to share our memories and love with one another. Blessings from Ann & Larry.

Revs. Ann & Larry Graham-Johnson
Santa Fe, NM