Janice Patricia Pearson
Janice Patricia Pearson, 69, a resident of Cape Coral, FL since 2018, formerly of Chicago, IL, passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2020 in Fort Myers, FL. She was born on February 10, 1951 in Chicago, IL to Van Edward and Mary Elizabeth Ross. Janice was preceded in death by her parents and siblings (Mary Kathryn, Barbara Ann, Van Edward, William George, Betty Carol and James Patrick).
Janice was of the Baptist faith and instilled the love of God, self, and community in her children.
Janice attended Chicago Vocational High School. In 1988, she became a licensed insurance broker by the State of Illinois and was a graduate of the Life Underwriter Training Council where she obtained her diploma for Business and Personal Insurance in 1991. In 1993, Janice opened Pryor Agency, a multi-line insurance brokerage agency representing over fifty of the leading insurance companies in the industry.
Committed to community and professional growth, Janice served her community in multiple positions including Prairie State College, Elected Trustee/Board Chair, University of Illinois Extension, Council Member, South Cook County Girl Scouts Inc., Board of Director, Finance Committee Chair and National Delegate representing 50 Girl Scout councils, Chicago Southland Chamber of Commerce, Board of Director, Health Council Chair and Chair of Cultural Diversity Council.
Janice enjoyed sewing and possessed a fond appreciation for fashion and style, fine dining, traveling the world, watching movies in her favorite recliner (never without a quick nap), and playing spades. Her radiant smile and infectious laugh will be indelibly imprinted in the hearts of each life she touched.
Janice leaves to carry on her legacy, her husband William M. Pearson II, her children Wilbur C. Milhouse III (Dawn), Nicole A. Pearson, William M. Pearson III (Sharina), grandchildren Jacquin, Ryann, Melanie, Wilbur IV, Jai, Nicholas, Adrian Jr., William IV, Winter; two great grandchildren Sophie and Skylar; her cherished fur baby Ginger, Nieces Michelle, Lisa (Jerald), Nephews William, Steve, James, Jonathon, Great nieces Alyssa, Chloe, Akayla, Alaina and Great Nephews William Ryan, Roman, Keith and a host of friends and colleagues.
We celebrate the life of our Queen Janice Patricia Pearson lovingly known as Mom, Mother Janice, Grandma Jan Jan, Grandma and Auntie Pat with eternal love and grace.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date in Chicago, IL. Details to be announced via www.MullinsMemorial.com.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.