Janice E. Bender, 75, of South Dennis, who leaves family in Sandwich, died May 1.
Born in Littleton, New Hampshire, she was the daughter of the late Walter V. and Dorothy (Elms) Bender. She was a graduate of Dedham High School and Endicott Junior College.
Ms. Bender lived in Boston while working as a purchasing agent for Stone & Webster Engineering and later Shaw Engineering.
She retired to Cape Cod and lived in Cummaquid, Sandwich, and most recently, South Dennis.
Ms. Bender was known for her cooking and knitting skills. She loved to read and enjoyed being outdoors. She had a passion for gardening.
She leaves her sister, Nancy Lioce of Sandwich, and extended family.
Ceremonies will be private.
Donations in her memory may be made to VNA Hospice of Cape Cod, Suite G1, 434 Route 134, South Dennis, MA 02660.