GARDINER – Janice (Frost) Brown, 82, of Gardiner, died Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at the MaineGeneral Rehab and Nursing at Graybirch. \r\n\r\nShe was born in Rumford, Maine on August 13, 1937 the daughter of Oscar L. and Doris I. (Bouthot) Frost. \r\nJanice attended schools in the greater Gardiner/Augusta area including Gates Business College, Cony and Gardiner Adult ED. She worked for the Maine Army National Guard and retired as an Administrative Assistant. \r\n\r\nShe is predeceased by her parents; husband of 53 years, Victor H. Brown; daughter Sabrian (Brown) Brann.\r\n\r\nJanice is survived by three children, Lee F. Brown, Maryanne M. (Brown) Broome, Sharon (Brown) Geroux; two brothers, Oscar L. Frost, Sr., Thomas Frost; two sisters, Jacquelyn (Frost) Hanley, Cynthia J. Baker; ten grandchildren, Victoria and Victor Geroux, Stefani Marriott, Trista Broome, Jayden Geroux, Tyrone Payne, Carmen Hatch, Ruben Brown, Jessica Bilodeau, Timothy Brann, and seven great grandchildren. \r\n\r\nA memorial service will be held on Monday, October 21, at 11:00 am, at Staples Funeral Home and Cremation Care, 53 Brunswick Avenue, Gardiner, Maine. A private family burial will be held in Oak Grove Cemetery, Gardiner. \r\n\r\nArrangements are in the care of Staples Funeral Home and Cremation Care, 53 Brunswick Avenue, Gardiner, Maine. Condolences, memories and photos may be shared with the family on the obituary page of the Staples Funeral Home website: familyfirstfuneralhomes.com\r\n\r\nMemorial donations may be made in Janice’s memory to the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care, Office of Philanthropy, P.O. Box 828, Waterville, Maine 04903-0828 or the Gardiner Library Association, 152 Water Street, Gardiner, Maine 04345.